Township of Willingboro, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Willingboro as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Business licensing — See Ch. 121.
Licensing — See Ch. 214.
[Derived from Sec. 5-7 of the 2003 Revised General Ordinances]

§ 184-1 Purpose.

This article shall be for the express purpose of authorizing qualified organizations, which shall be those organizations so designated pursuant to N.J.S.A. 5:8-25 of the Bingo Licensing Law, to hold, operate or conduct bingo games on Sunday, pursuant to the authorization therefor contained in N.J.S.A. 5:8-31 of the Bingo Licensing Law.

§ 184-2 Games permitted on Sunday.

Any qualified organization may hold, operate, or conduct the game of chance commonly known as "bingo" on Sunday between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., prevailing time, at the place or premises so licensed to otherwise house the operation of the bingo game.

§ 184-3 Licensing requirements.

A. 
In order to conduct a bingo game on Sunday, the person wishing to hold, operate, or conduct the same must obtain a license pursuant to the general provisions of the Bingo Licensing Law and the rules and regulations of the Legalized Games of Chance Commission, which license shall specifically authorize the person to conduct the game pursuant to § 184-2. Any qualified organization presently holding a license for the conduct of bingo games requesting a license in the same name, at the same place and on the same condition as specified in the application for the original license may apply for a special Sunday license by submitting a verified statement to that effect in lieu of an additional formal application.
B. 
No bingo game or other game of chance shall be conducted on a Sunday under any license issued by the Township unless the license shall specifically provide for the holding, operating and conduct of the same on Sunday between the hours specified in § 184-2.
[Derived from Sec. 5-8 of the 2003 Revised General Ordinances]

§ 184-4 Purpose.

This article shall be for the express purpose of authorizing qualified organizations, which shall be those organizations so designated pursuant to N.J.S.A. 5:8-51 of the Raffles Licensing Law, to conduct raffles on Sunday, pursuant to the authorization therefor contained in N.J.S.A. 5:8-58 of the Raffles Licensing Law.

§ 184-5 Raffles permitted on Sunday.

Any qualified organization may hold, operate or conduct the game of chance commonly known as a "raffle" on the first day of the week, commonly known and designated as "Sunday," between the hours of 12:00 noon and 11:00 p.m., prevailing time, at the place or premises so licensed to otherwise house the operation of the raffle game.

§ 184-6 Licensing requirements.

Notes
Raffle License Application
Created: 2013-04-04
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A. 
In order to conduct a raffle game on Sunday, the organization wishing to hold, operate or conduct the same must obtain a license therefor pursuant to the general provisions of the Raffles Licensing Law and the rules and regulations of the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission, which license shall specifically authorize the organization to conduct the game pursuant to § 184-5. Any qualified organization holding a license on July 2, 1973, for the conduct of a raffle game requesting to be licensed for the conduct of the game in the same name, at the same place and on the same condition as specified in the application for the original license may apply for a special Sunday license by submitting a verified statement to that effect in lieu of an additional formal application.
B. 
No raffle game or other game of chance shall be conducted on Sunday under any license issued by the Township unless the license shall specifically provide for the holding, operation and conduct of the same on Sunday between the hours specified in § 184-5.

§ 184-7 Violations and penalties. [1]

Except as provided in N.J.S.A. 5:8-57.2, any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this article or who shall fail to comply therewith, upon conviction, shall be subject to one or more of the following: a fine of not more than $2,000, imprisonment for a period of not more than 90 days, or a period of community service not to exceed 90 days, in the discretion of the court, for each violation.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).