Who Should File for Games of Chance / License for a Raffle
Per an ordinance passed on January 13, 1980, only bona fide religious, charitable, labor, fraternal, educational, or veteran’s organizations that operate without profit to their members and which have been in existence continuously for a period of five years immediately before making an application for a license and which have had during that entire five-year period a bona fide membership engaged in carrying out their objects.
Proof of the organization should be presented at the time of application.
Licenses shall be issued to qualified applicants upon the fulfillment of the following:
- A fee in the amount of $10
- The applicant must be 18 years of age
- The aggregate retail value of all prizes in a single raffle shall be limited to $250,000
- The maximum retail value of each prize awarded in a single raffle shall be limited to $250,000
- The maximum price which may be charged for each raffle chance issued or sold shall be limited to $25
- The maximum number of days during which chances may be issued or sold shall be limited to 90 days
- Licenses shall be valid for one raffle any may be suspended or revoked for any violation of this chapter (113.02)
Where to Obtain a License for a Raffle
In the County Clerk's office between the hours of 8 am to 4:30 pm
View the Raffle License Application (PDF).