Borough of Milford, NJ
Hunterdon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the Borough of Milford 7-6-1970 as § 6-3 of Ch. 6 of the Revised General Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Amusement devices — See Ch. 51.

§ 58-1 Purpose; applicability.

A. 
This chapter is for the purpose of regulating all games of chance held, operated or conducted within the Borough, pursuant to the acts of the Legislature of the State of New Jersey known as the "Bingo Licensing Law" and the "Raffles Licensing Law"[1] and in accordance with the rules and regulations issued or to be promulgated by the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission in the Department of State of the State of New Jersey.
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 5:8-24 et seq. and 5:8-50 et seq.
B. 
All applications, licenses and proceedings in connection therewith shall be subject to the provisions of the acts and the rules and regulations and to any laws, rules and regulations hereafter enacted and shall be further subject to the provisions of this chapter.

§ 58-2 Hours.

[Amended by Ord. No. 261-81]
No licensee authorized by law shall hold, operate or conduct any game of chance at the place where the game of chance is being conducted under any license except between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 12:00 midnight.

§ 58-3 Organizations eligible for license.

[Amended by Ord. No. 261-81]
No license to conduct a game of chance as authorized by law shall be issued to any organization not having a bona fide situs established in good faith within the State of New Jersey and not actively engaged in serving one or more of the authorized purposes as defined by the rules and regulations of the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission.

§ 58-4 Times of election.

[Amended by Ord. No. 261-81]
No game of chance shall be conducted under any license at any time during which a general, municipal, primary, special or Board of Election election is being held, while the polls are open for voting.

§ 58-5 Application for license.

[Amended by Ord. No. 261-81[1]]
Subject to the terms and conditions hereof and in accordance with law, legalized games of chance may be licensed by the Borough of Milford upon application to the Borough therefor, in accordance with this chapter and the statutes in such cases made and provided.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. III).

§ 58-6 Sundays.

[Amended by Ord. No. 261-81]
Any organization eligible to hold a license to conduct a legalized game of chance may apply for the same to be held on Sunday by filing an application therefor with the Borough Clerk in accordance herewith, and such license application shall be considered for approval by the municipal governing body. Said application shall contain a designation of the legalized game of chance proposed, the full name and address of the applicant and the time and place proposed for said game of chance.