[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Canandaigua as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 10-2-1962 (Ch. 36, Art. I, of the 1977 Code)]
Bingo shall be conducted in accordance with the regulations set forth in § 479 of the General Municipal Law.
The unauthorized conduct of a bingo game and any willful violation of any provision of any local law or ordinance shall constitute and be punishable as a misdemeanor.
[Adopted 6-20-1977 by L.L. No. 8-1977, approved at referendum 11-8-1977 (Ch. 36, Art. II, of the 1977 Code)]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- AUTHORIZED ORGANIZATION
- An authorized organization as defined in Subdivision 4 of § 186 of the General Municipal Law.
Authorized organizations may, upon the obtainment of a license from the Clerk of the Town of Canandaigua, conduct games of chance within the Town of Canandaigua as provided in Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law and as provided further in this article. Such games of chance shall be conducted in accordance with the general state law and with the rules and regulations of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board and this article.
The conduct of games of chance authorized by this article and by Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law shall be subject to the mandatory restrictions contained in § 189 of the General Municipal Law and any other additional restrictions that the Town of Canandaigua shall from time to time impose.
Games of chance on the first day of the week, commonly known as "Sunday," may be conducted pursuant to this article and appropriate statute and regulation.
Editor's Note: See General Municipal Law § 195.
The chief law enforcement officer, namely the Ontario County Sheriff, shall exercise control over and supervision of all games of chance conducted under an appropriately issued license. Such officer shall have all those powers and duties set forth in Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law. The powers and duties of control, supervision, suspension of licenses and inspection of premises as contained in § 194 of the General Municipal Law shall be exercised by the Ontario County Sheriff's Department.
This article shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State's office, following its approval at referendum by a majority of qualified voters voting thereon at a special election held pursuant to the provisions of § 24 of the Municipal Home Rule Law.