[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Washington 8-19-1974 (Sec. 6-9 of the Revised General Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 5:8-31 and 5:8-58, games of chance, commonly known as "bingo" and "raffles," may be conducted in the township on the first day of the week, commonly known and designated as "Sunday," provided that the applicant for the license to conduct the game otherwise qualifies under the provisions of the aforementioned statutes and the rules and regulations of the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission and, specifically, provided that the organization conducting the games is charitable, religious, educational or patriotic, a fire company or first-aid organization or other type of organization specifically qualifying under the provisions of the aforementioned statutes.
[Added 5-18-2015 by Ord. No. 03-15]
The Township Clerk is hereby delegated the authority to approve the granting of raffle licenses within the Township of Washington. In the event that the Township Clerk has a conflict of interest or is otherwise unable to issue said license, then the Township Committee shall retain the authority.
The Township Clerk shall notify the Township Committee when raffle licenses are issued, as appropriate, but at least every three months.