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Public Notices:

Lottery Licence

Eligible charitable and religious organizations may be licenced under the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario to raise funds through municipally licenced lottery events.

Municipally-issued lottery licences include:

  • Raffles with prizes up to $50,000
  • Bingos with a prize board up to $5,500
  • Break Open Tickets
  • Lottery Events at a Bazaar
  • Stub or Elimination Draws
  • Calendar Draws
  • Rubber Duck Race
  • Meat Spin/Turkey Roll
  • Blanket Raffle Licence

All other types of lottery licences are issued by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario.

Eligibility

Your organization may be eligible for a municipally-issued lottery licence if it:

  • Has been in existence for at least one year;
  • Has provided charitable community services consistent with the goals and activities of the organization for at least one year in Ontario;
  • Proposes to use the proceeds for charitable programs and services that benefit the County and its residents; and
  • Assumes full responsibility for the conduct and management of the lottery event. 

Please note that individuals are not eligible for a lottery licence and organizations conducting bingo must provide a minimum of 3 bona fide members. 

How to Apply

  1. Ensure that your organization complies with the eligibility requiremnts.
  2. Complete an application forms, as provided on the AGCO Charitable Gaming Page. Printed copies can be provided in the Clerk’s Office.
  3. Return the completed application form to the Clerk’s Office with the following:
    • Proof that your organization has been in existence for one year;
    • Proof of a special lottery trust account;
    • Your organization’s Articles of Incorporation, Mandate, Mission Statement, listing of Board of Directors (with contact information), and any other information the Municipal Clerk; and
    • A list of charities that may be approved to benefit from the lottery proceeds
  4. Payment of the lottery licence fee, which is 3% of the cash value of all prizes.

If you have any questions, Contact the Clerk’s Office at clerks@pecounty.on.ca or call 613.476.2148 ext. 1020.