[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Cranbury as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 12-4-1995 by Ord. No. 10-95; amended in its entirety 3-10-2008 by Ord. No. 08-06]
As provided for by the Bingo Licensing Law, N.J.S.A. 5:8-24 et seq. and the Raffles Licensing Law, N.J.S.A. 5:8-50 et seq., qualifying organizations may conduct games of chance known as "bingo" and "raffles" within the Township of Cranbury.
No qualifying organization shall conduct a bingo or raffle within the Township without first having secured a license therefor pursuant to state law.
Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 13:47-1.1, the Township Clerk is hereby designated as the issuing authority responsible for approving bingo and raffle licenses in the Township of Cranbury.
All applications for bingo or raffle licenses must be filed with the Township Clerk, together with a processing fee of $5 per application and written evidence of compliance with all applicable provisions of N.J.S.A. 5:8-24 et seq., and N.J.S.A. 5:8-50 et seq. pertaining to qualifications, applications, regulations and licensing.
A bingo or raffle license may be issued for any day of the year without limitation as provided for by N.J.S.A. 5:8-31 and N.J.S.A. 5:8-58.
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 5:8-30 and N.J.S.A. 5:8-57, and in accordance with the requirements set forth therein, the Township Committee may, after a public hearing thereon, suspend or revoke any issued bingo or raffle license for any violation of this article or state law and may suspend the operation of a bingo or raffle pending said public hearing, which hearing shall be held no later than five days following said suspension of operation.