Gambling (Single Occasion)

Only registered nonprofit organizations may conduct raffles, bingo, and other forms of lawful gambling according to Minnesota law. If you are a registered non-profit organization and would like to hold a lawful gambling event in the City of Cottage Grove, download an application (PDF). The completed application and fee made payable to the City of Cottage Grove should be submitted to:
City of Cottage Grove
ATTN: Business Licensing
12800 Ravine Parkway
Cottage Grove, MN 55016

Application Process

Incomplete applications cannot be processed and will be returned. Complete applications must undergo a background check and then be acted upon by the Cottage Grove City Council at their next regularly scheduled meeting (generally the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month) before a permit can be issued.


Ordinances can be viewed at Sterling Codifier website by going to Title 3 - Business and License Regulations and then Chapter 2 - Bingo Games and Gambling.