Bingo and Raffles

In order for an organization to have a game of chance in Lacey Township the organization must obtain a license from the Lacey Township Municipal Clerk's Office. 

NOTE:  Silent Auctions, door prizes, fund raising dinners etc DO NOT require a raffle license.   

Applicant must be in possession of a current State Registration I.D. and issue copy of it to the Township of Lacey for their records.

Applicant must complete 4 (four) applications per event and have each application notarized. 

Applicant must complete an Affidavit of Participation and have the affidavit notarized.  

Applicant must pay LGCCC (Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission) State charges, which vary accordingly, depending upon the specifics of each event (the Clerk's Office is in possession of a book from the LGCCC for all variations as to fees and types of games) and Township licensing fees the day application is submitted for consideration.

Applications must be submitted at least 7 (seven) days prior to Township Committee meeting. If raffle tickets are to be printed, a sample ticket must be attached to applications to be forwarded to the State Agency for their approval with regard to wordage by the Township Clerk's Office. Tickets cannot be printed until approval is given by the State. Upon completion and submittal of applications to the Clerk's Office, said applications are presented to the Township Committee for review and consideration.

You may download all the necessary applications/forms from the Legalized Games website - LGCCC

After the application has been before the Township Committee at a regular business meeting, final approval may be granted.

Applications are then sent to the State LGCCC for their approval whereby they have 14 days to approve or disapprove said application. If the Applicant owes the State any additional monies, the State will notify the Applicant for any monies in arrears with a copy to the Township Clerk's Office. The applications are forwarded as follows.

1. LGCCC - for their review, records and approval.

2. Lacey Township Police Department - Record keeping and police checks.

3. Applicant - For their records and their Gaming License will be attached for public display.

4. Clerk's Office Copy - For Township records and follow-up purposes if necessitated by any concerned party.

Applicants can also request an application for this license from the Township Clerk's Office.  Allow at least 1 - 2 months for processing, as each event has to be approved by the Township Committee and the State LGCCC.

Fee Schedule

RAFFLES - $20.00 per $1,000.00 – no fee for on-premise raffle with value under $400.00

BINGO GAMES - $20.00 each event

The fee schedule is the same for both the state and the township. Make checks payable to the Township of Lacey for the township fee.  Make checks payable to Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission (LGCCC) for the state fee.

This is general information only, for details call Cathy D'Anduono in the Municipal Clerk’s office at (609) 693-1100, ext. 2200.  Click on the link to view a copy of the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission Regulations 

http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/lgccc/