[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Rahway 7-9-1984 by Ord. No. A-12-84 as Ch. 110 of the 1984 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 5:8-1 et seq., games of chance commonly known as bingo or lotto may be held on Sundays within the City of Rahway by such organizations as may, from time to time, be licensed by the Municipal Council as provided by law.
[Added 3-15-1995 by Ord. No. O-10-95; amended 8-11-1997 by Ord. No. O-53-97]
In accordance with the authority granted to the city by the Bingo Licensing Law, N.J.S.A. 5:8-25 et seq., and the Raffles Licensing Law, N.J.S.A. 5:8-50 et seq., the following fees are hereby established:
[Amended 5-12-2003 by Ord. No. O-21-03; 4-14-2008 by Ord. No. O-6-08]
On-premises draw raffles awarding cash or merchandise as a prize: $20 for each day on which a drawing is held.
Off-premises draw raffles awarding merchandise as a prize: $20 per $1,000 or part thereof of the retail value of the awarded prize(s).
Nondraw raffles (carnival wheels and games): $20 for each wheel or game conducted on any day or series of six consecutive days in one week.
Off-premises draw raffles awarding cash as a prize (50/50s): $20 per occasion.
Bingo: $20 for each occasion on which bingo is held.
Instant raffles (pull tabs): $20 per occasion or $750 per year.
Calendar raffle: $20 for each $1,000 or part thereof of the retail value of the prize(s) to be awarded.
Fees for bingo licenses and raffle licenses in § 233-2A. All fees are due in full at the time the application is filed with the municipality.
No fee shall be charged to any senior citizen association or club for processing an application or issuing a license to hold, operate or conduct any legalized game of chance solely for its bona fide active members.