[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Glen Rock 12-9-1974 by Ord. No. 804. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Fees — See Ch. 101.
The Borough of Glen Rock hereby adopts all the benefits and privileges of the Raffles Licensing Law of the State of New Jersey as ratified by referendum at the last general election held on November 5, 1974.
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 5:8-50 et seq.
All bona fide organizations, associations, clubs, churches, etc., as are more particularly specified in N.J.S.A. 5:8-51, together with all future supplements and amendments, shall be eligible to obtain a license to conduct such raffles in the Borough of Glen Rock.
Each applicant for such license shall file a written application therefor with the Clerk of the municipality on forms provided by said official in full compliance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 5:8-52.
Upon receipt of an application for a license, the governing body shall cause to be made an investigation of the qualifications of each applicant and the merits of each applicant and the merits of each application and may designate the Police Department or any other municipal agency or official to conduct such investigation.
The following general rules shall apply to any license issued hereunder, but the same shall be in addition to and not in limitation of all other requirements of the state statute, viz:
No prize shall be offered at any such raffles in excess of the limits fixed by N.J.S.A. 5:8-62, its supplements and amendments.
The aggregate of all prizes offered in any such raffles shall not exceed the limits fixed by N.J.S.A. 5:8-62, its supplements and amendments.
A license fee as provided in Chapter 101, Fees, for each day upon which a raffle with respect to which all tickets or right to participate and sold only to persons present at the place of the drawing on the occasion of the drawing, a license fee as provided in Chapter 101, Fees, for all raffles concurrently held without drawing on any one day or any series of consecutive days not exceeding six in any one week, at one location, and, as provided in Chapter 101, Fees, for each $1,000 of the value of the prizes above the original $1,000 value of prizes awarded in each raffle with respect to which tickets or right to participate may be sold in advance of the occasion of the drawing or allotment of prizes shall be paid to the Municipal Clerk in advance. Said fees are to be charged and disposed of in accordance with N.J.S.A. 5:8-53.
[Amended 1-27-1975 by Ord. No. 807]
Any license issued by the municipality shall be effective for a period of not more than one year.
No person under the age of 18 shall be permitted to participate in any such raffle.
No raffle shall be held, operated or conducted more often than six days in any one calendar month.
No person shall hold, operate or conduct or assist in operating or conducting any such raffles unless he or she is an active member of the organization, etc., to whom the license was issued.
The hours during which such raffles may be conducted are between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 midnight (prevailing time).
No application for a license shall be refused until after a hearing is held as required by N.J.S.A. 5:8-55. Any license issued may be amended on application to the governing body as provided by said section.
Each license issued by the municipality shall conform in form and content to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 5:8-56 and shall be conspicuously displayed at the place where the raffles are conducted at all times during the conduct thereof.
The governing body shall have and exercise control and supervision over the conduct of all such raffles and shall have the power to enter in and upon all premises where said raffles are being conducted and to suspend or revoke any license issued after proper hearing for any violation of the state statute or local ordinance or rules and regulations promulgated thereunder.
It shall be lawful to conduct such raffles within the limits of the borough on Sundays; provided, however, that any such raffles shall only be conducted between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 midnight (prevailing time).
All licenses shall comply fully with all the terms and requirements of the state statute, together with all of its supplements and amendments thereto, and shall enjoy and have all of the privileges and benefits conferred by said state statute, together with all future supplements and amendments.
Any person, association or corporation who or which shall make any false statements in any application or shall fail to keep the books and records required by law or shall falsely make any false entry therein or shall violate any of the provisions of the state statute or of this chapter or any of the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder or of any other terms of the license as issued shall, upon conviction thereof, be charged a disorderly person and shall be liable for any combination of the following: a fine not exceeding $1,000, imprisonment for a period not exceeding 90 days or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days.
In addition thereto, any such person, association or corporation who or which shall be found guilty of violating the terms of this chapter may be subject to the suspension or revocation of the license issued to him or her or it and likewise may be declared ineligible to apply for a new or a renewal license for one year thereafter.