Raffle Permits

A Raffle Permit is required for any and all persons and organizations that wish to conduct a raffle within the City of Elmhurst. Raffle permits are issued by the City Clerk’s Office. All information requested on the application must be filled in as a background check will be done by the Police Department prior to approval of the raffle permit.

The complete conditions and regulations regarding obtaining a Raffle Permit are outlined in Chapter 31 of the City of Elmhurst Municipal Code.

Applications take approximately three weeks to be processed. There is a $25 fee for a Raffle Permit.
Raffle Permit Application(PDF)

Raffle Permits will be issued only to bona fide religious, charitable, labor, fraternal, educational, or veterans’ organizations that operate without profit to their members and that have been in existence continuously for a period of five years immediately before making application for a license and that have had during that entire five-year period a bona fide membership engaged in carrying out their objects.