Renewal of existing Raffle / Bazaar Permit:

Before we can issue a Renewal Permit, you will have to file an Annual Report with the Clerk’s office (please print 4 annual report forms). The four forms must be completed and signed by the same persons whose names appear on the previous application filed in this office.

The information listed below may be obtained by contacting the City Clerk’s Office at 508- 979-1450 in order to complete your annual report:

  1. Expiration date of the previous raffle/bazaar permit.
  2. Use of net proceeds.
  3. Names of the 3 persons listed on previous application and the authorized officer at that time.

Kindly complete the forms and return to City Clerk’s Office, New Bedford, MA 02740.


Upon receipt of same, we will give one copy back to be mailed by you to the Comm. of MA, Dept. of Public Safety, 1 Ashburton Place, Room 1301, Boston, MA 02108.

When filing the Renewal Application, (please print 3 application forms), be sure to complete all required information. The Authorized Officer must provide an original signature on all 3 forms.

First-Time Applicants must also provide us with a copy of your Organization’s “Non-Profit” papers showing your tax-exempt status and date of original formation (which MUST be at least 2 ½ years).

Please bring all paperwork to the Clerk’s Office, Room 118, 133 William St., N.B. with the Application Fee of $10.00.