POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Griffin-Valade Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 14 Public Order Chapter 14A.70 Gambling, Social Games, and Unlawful Amusement Games or Concessions
14A.70.060 Social Games Permit Application Process.

A. The application for a permit to conduct any social game activity shall set forth all information deemed necessary by the Director of the Bureau of Licenses consistent with the regulations provided in this Chapter, including but not limited to a description of the premises subject to the permit, and the fingerprints of the owner(s), officers, principal managing employees, and all employees who are involved in conducting the game activities or operating the game premises of the applicant. The permittee shall notify the Director within 10 days of any change in owners, officers, or principal managing employees that occurs subsequent to permit issuance.

1. For the purposes of this Section, "principal managing employee" shall include:

a. Any person who is a proprietor or partner of the applying organization;

b. Any person who owns or controls 5 percent or more of the outstanding capital stock where the organization is a corporation;

c. Any person who has supervisory authority over employees and/or operations of the business as it relates to the conduct of permitted social games; and

d. Any person who has the authority to supervise the premises and conditions under which permitted social games are conducted.

2. Where the permit applicant is a nonprofit membership organization, "principal managing employee" shall also mean the chief elected official of the organization and any other elected official(s) whose authority extends to the supervision or management of permitted social games.

3. With the concurrence of the Chief of Police or proper designee, the Business Licenses Director may exempt a corporate stockholder from the definition "principal managing employee" when it is shown that the involvement of such stockholder(s) in the operations of the applying organization is limited to stock ownership and that such stockholder(s) has no role in the conduct of the organization's operations.

4. All persons required to supply information in the application shall by oath or affirmation swear to the veracity of the information supplied by them.

B. There shall be no right to renewal of a permit; each application shall be considered as it would be for a new permit notwithstanding that the applicant has previously been issued a permit.

C. Each application for a permit shall be accompanied by a nonrefundable fee of $500.

D. Before issuance of a permit, the Director or appropriate designee shall confer with the Chief of Police or proper designee, who shall advise whether or not and on what basis there exists law enforcement concerns about the particular applicant’s suitability to obtain a permit. If the Chief of Police so recommends, then no permit shall be issued, provided that Council may finally determine, upon appeal by the applicant that permit shall be issued.

Title 14 Public Order
Chapter 14A.10 Definitions
Chapter 14A.20 Procedures
Chapter 14A.30 Miscellaneous Acts of Misconduct
Chapter 14A.40 Interference With Persons And Sexual Misconduct
Chapter 14A.50 Conduct Prohibited on Public Property
Chapter 14A.55 Parade Event Marking
Chapter 14A.60 Weapons and Explosives
Chapter 14A.70 Gambling, Social Games, and Unlawful Amusement Games or Concessions
Chapter 14A.80 Minors
Chapter 14A.90 Illegal Firearms Use Hotspots
Chapter 14A.100 Regulations Governing the Safety and Conduct on Portland Streetcar, City of Portland Property
Chapter14A.110 Prohibited Conduct
Chapter 14B.10 Burglary and Alarm Systems
Chapter 14B.20 Drug-Free Zones
Chapter 14B.30 Prostitution-Free Zones
Chapter 14B.40 Impoundment and Investigation for DUII
Chapter 14B.50 Forfeiture
Chapter 14B.60 Chronic Nuisance Property
Chapter 14B.70 Short Term Motel Rental
Chapter 14B.80 Graffiti Nuisance Property
Chapter 14B.85 Graffiti Materials and Sales
Chapter 14B.90 Secondhand Dealers
Chapter 14B.100 Liquor License Recommendations
Chapter 14B.110 Amusement Devices, Games and Machines
Chapter 14B.120 Time, Place and Manner Regulation of Establishments that Sell and Serve Alcoholic Beverages
Chapter 14C.10 Police Duties to Inventory Property
Chapter 14C.20 Police Bureau Property/Evidence Division Duties
Chapter 14C.30 General Procedures and Authority of the Bureau of Police