Town of Barnstable, MA
Barnstable County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Barnstable 5-11-1982, approved 6-14-1982 (Art. XL of Ch. III of the General Ordinances as updated through 7-7-2003). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Noncriminal disposition — See Ch. I, Art. I.
Gambling — See Ch. 89.

§ 166-1 Compliance with state and local laws required.

No person shall operate a raffle or bazaar in the Town of Barnstable except in accordance with § 7A of Chapter 271 of the General Laws, 961 Code of Massachusetts Regulations, Sections 4.00 - 4.05, and this article.

§ 166-2 Application information.

A. 
Each application for a permit to operate raffles and bazaars shall be accompanied by a document setting forth the following information:
(1) 
The evidence on which the applicant relies in order to qualify.
(2) 
The names, addresses and phone numbers of three officers or members of the organization who shall be responsible for the operation of the bazaar or raffle.
(3) 
The uses to which the net proceeds will be applied.
(4) 
Names, addresses and phone numbers of persons leasing gaming equipment to the organization.
(5) 
A current list of members of the organization together with their addresses.
B. 
No person other than an officer or a member specifically authorized to do so shall sign an application for a permit to operate raffles and bazaars on behalf of an organization.

§ 166-3 Written notice of event required.

No person holding a permit to operate raffles or bazaars shall operate any particular such event unless written notice has been given to the Chief of Police, not less than 30 days prior to the event, of the date, time, and place of the event and of any deviation from the information contained in the application for the permit to operate the same.

§ 166-4 Violations and penalties.

Any person violating any provisions of this chapter shall be punished by a fine of not more than $300.