The organization must be registered and hold a current registration certificate from the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission (LGCCC). (Note: there is an expiration date on the certificate, the event must take place before the certificate expires);
The organization presents provider with a copy of the organization’ current registration certificate;
The organization will receive 4 original notarized copies of Form 13 from Events Plus;
Take the original registration certificate and the Form 13’s to the municipal clerk in the municipality in which the event will take place together with a check for $100 made out the municipality and $100 check made out to the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission. A raffle license application will then be prepared;
The governing body of the municipality will vote to approve or disallow the application;
If approved by the governing body, the application is sent by the municipal clerk to the LGCCC together with the $100 check;
If the municipality is not contacted by the LGCCC within 14 days after mailing the application, the municipal clerk may issue the license.
PLEASE ALLOW PLENTY OF TIME FOR THIS PROCESS. Please be aware that because of the increasing numbers of organizations registering, the registration of a new organization may take 6-8 weeks. The entire process takes time and there are no provisions in the law for shortcuts in the process.
After the event, the organization is also responsible for filing a report of operations by the 15th of the month following the event.
An application for registering an organization as well as other helpful information may be obtained from the LGCCC website at www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/lgccc.htm or by calling 973-273-8000