[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Pittsgrove as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 12-8-1965 by Ord. No. 90]
The Township Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to license, as hereinafter provided for all bona fide organizations and associations to hold and operate games of chance of and restricted to the specific kind of game of chance known as “raffle” or “raffles” as provided in P.L. 1954, c. 5.
Editor’s Note: See N.J.S.A. 5:8-50 et seq.
All applications for such license shall be filed with the Clerk of the Township of Pittsgrove in writing, and in the forms prescribed by the rules and regulations duly adopted from time to time by the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission of the State of New Jersey.
The Township Committee of the Township of Pittsgrove is hereby charged with the duty of making required investigation of the qualifications of each applicant for such license and the merits of each application for such license, with due expedition after the filing of the application. If it shall determine that the applicant is duly qualified to hold, operate and conduct games of chance under the provisions of said law, it shall so certify to the Township Clerk of the Township of Pittsgrove, who shall issue such license upon the payment of a license fee or fees as indicated in Chapter A120, Fees, for each occasion upon which any game or games are to be conducted under such license.
No license issued as herein provided shall be effective for a period longer than one year, and all such licenses shall expire on December 31 of each year.
[Amended 10-24-1990 by Ord. No. 18-1990]
Games of chance may be conducted under any license issued pursuant to the provisions of said act on any day of the week, including Sunday.
No person under the age of 18 years shall be permitted to participate in any game or games of chance held, operated or conducted pursuant to any license issued as herein provided.
No game or games of chance shall be held, operated or conducted under any license issued as herein provided more often than six days in any one calendar month or in any room or outdoor area where alcoholic beverages are sold or served during the progress of the game or games.
All such game or games of chance shall be held, operated or conducted and all licensees shall keep the necessary books and file the required reports as provided by said law and the rules and regulations duly adopted from time to time by said Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission of the State of New Jersey.