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Lotteries, Marriage Licences & Ceremonies

Lottery Licences

Do you need a lottery licence?
If you are planning an event that includes a lottery, raffle, bingo, etc. you may be required to obtain a lottery licence from the Municipality. Below you will find the information you need to know before considering a lottery, as well as application forms and reports for the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario.

Eligibility for a lottery licence:
To find out general information about lotteries and if you are eligible to obtain a  licence,  click here.   

A license is required even for charity raffles or bingos.  The price of the ticket or card has no bearing on whether a license is required. The municipality can grant licenses for:

bingo events, with prize boards of up to $5,500;
media bingo events with prizes up to $5,500;
break open tickets for local organizations;
raffle lotteries for total prizes of $50,000 and under; and
bazaar lotteries which include: wheels of fortune with a maximum bet of $2.00, raffles not exceeding $500, and bingo events up to $500.
If you are eligible, please complete the Lottery Licensing Eligibility Form.

Lottery Licence Applications:
In addition to an application for lottery licensing eligibility form, an  approved lottery-specific application is required.   Below you will find a number of lottery-specific applications:

Bingo Lottery Application

Raffle Lottery Application

Break Open Ticket Application

Blanket Raffle Application

Once completed, please bring both forms to the Municipal Office for processing.  The Township of North Dundas requires a minimum of 7 days processing time and 30 days for first time licensees.

Raffle/Nevada and Bingo license applications are available at the Municipal Office. 

Raffle & Blanket Raffle – $10.00/year
Nevada – $100.00/year
Bingo – $10.00/year

Lottery Licence Reports:
A lottery report must be completed for  lottery licenses issued for previous events before a new license can be issued. 

Bingo Lottery Reports

Raffle Lottery Report

Break Open Ticket Lottery Report

Blanket Raffle Lottery Report

For further information  for lotteries in Ontario, Click here to visit the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario website.

Marriage Licences

Marriage License applications are available at the Municipal Office. Applicants must provide a completed application form (PDF) along with a birth certificate and a government issued picture ID for each applicant.

Please allow 24 hours for processing before final license is available.


$100.00 payable by cash or Interac (North Dundas Resident)
$125.00 payable by cash or Interac (Non-Resident)

For further information and on-line registration forms, go to Getting Married in Ontario

Civil Marriage Ceremonies

The Clerk’s Office is authorized to perform civil marriages in Ontario. Marriages can be performed during or after regular business hours. There are a number of marriage ceremonies that can be tailored to meet your needs.

Before meeting with the Clerk to discuss your ceremony, please consider all aspects of the ceremony including rings, vows, additional readings for the service, flowers, photographer, witnesses, number of guests, etc.


Civil Marriages $300.00 plus the cost of the licence


Jo-Anne McCaslin
Phone:  613-774-2105
E-mail: jmccaslin@northdundas.com

Judy Peddle
Deputy Clerk/Administrative Assistant
Phone:  613-774-2105

Freedom of Information (PDF)