Lottery Licensing

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario regulates Charitable Lottery Licensing for the province. The Order in Council provides municipalities with licensing authority for:

    • Break Open Tickets for local organizations; and
    • Raffle and Blanket Lotteries for total prizes of $50,000 and under

The courts have determined that the word ‘charitable’ refers to organizations which provide programs for:

  • the relief of poverty
  • the advancement of education
  • the advancement of religion
  • other charitable purposes beneficial to the community

Lottery Licensing Fees

The Township Lottery Licensing Fee document is available at the following link: Lottery Licensing Fees


To be eligible to apply for a charitable lottery licence with the Township of Clearview your organization must have an office/organization located within the Township of Clearview and have been in existence for at least one year. For a list of eligibility requirements please click on the Eligibility Requirements below. The Eligibility Requirements should be read in conjunction with the appropriate Terms and Conditions for the Lottery event you intend to apply for.

Eligibility Requirements

4016 – Break Open Ticket Licence Terms and Conditions

6004A – Raffle Licence Terms and Conditions


6140 – Application to Manage and Conduct a Break Open Ticket Lottery

6004 – Application to Manage and Conduct a Raffle Lottery

6004 – Application to Manage and Conduct a Blanket Raffle

Lottery Reporting

Any organization that obtains a lottery licence through the Township of Clearview must submit a completed Lottery Report within 30 days of the expiry of the licence. For a copy of the Lottery Report click on the appropriate link below:

6347 – Lottery Report

4218 – Break Open Ticket Lottery Report

3156 – Blanket Raffle Lottery Report

If you have an inquiries regarding eligibility and applying for a charitable lottery licence with the Township of Clearview, please call the Clerk’s Department (705) 428-6230 ext. 223 or for further details regarding lottery licensing within the Province of Ontario please visit:

Lottery Licensing Policy Manual

Summer 2015 Update

Obtain a Lottery License

To obtain a Lottery License, please contact Brenda Falls at (705) 428-6230 ext. 223

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