Who is able to apply for a Raffle/Bazaar Permit?
  • Veterans' organization chartered by the Congress of the United States or included in Chapter 40, Section 5, Clause 12 of the Mass. General Laws
  • Church or religious organization
  • Fraternal organization or fraternal benefit society
  • Educational or charitable organization
  • Civic or service club or organization
  • Organization or clubs organized and operated exclusively for pleasure, recreation and other nonprofit purposes

Organizations must have been organized and active for at least 2 years prior to applying for a permit. The Town Clerk has a right to request proof of validity, such as Meeting Minutes from 2 years ago. 

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1. Who is able to apply for a Raffle/Bazaar Permit?
2. How much does a Raffle/Bazaar Permit cost?
3. How many raffles and bazaars can be held per year under a permit?
4. What information is needed to complete a permit application?
5. Does an organization have to pay taxes on the money they make from a Raffle/Bazaar?
6. Once a Raffle/Bazaar permit expires, can the organization apply for a renewal?