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Sunday Entertainment
Sunday Entertainment/Town and State

Process Length: Approximately 4 weeks.

Sunday State Fee:       

Annual Fee (For operation on every Sunday in a calendar year)
        Regular Hours:  (Sunday 1:00 pm - Midnight):    $50
        Special Hours:  (Sunday 12:00 am - Midnight):   $100

Fees per occurrnnce (Individual Sunday(s))
        Regular Hours:  (Sunday 1:00 pm - Midnight):    $2
        Special Hours:  (Sunday 12:00 am - Midnight)    $5

Renewal Time: Once a year – December 31.

Notes: You need this license if you have entertainment on Sunday.

Town Fee:

Entertainment/Amusement
$100
Coin Operated Machine
$75
Pool Table
$50
Theatre/Screen, Motion Picture
$200
Live Entertainment      
$175
Public Amusement
$100
Sunday Fee      
$100
(each shall constitute a separate fee)

Process: Complete an Amusement License Application for the Town And State

Once the application is completed and turned in it will be advertised as a Public Hearing.  The applicant must notify the abutters by CERTIFIED MAIL, RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED.  
Applicants may secure this information by going to the Assessing Department at Town Hall where the property owners of record are listed.  Certified Abutters List.  
The receipts must be turned into the Selectmen’s Office before the hearing.
Correspondence is sent to the Building Department, Board of Health, Fire Department, Treasurer, and Police Department for a recommendation.
Then the Selectmen will vote at the scheduled hearing date.
You should plan to attend the meeting since the Board may have questions regarding this license.
Also, the applicant is responsible for;
·       $50.00 fee for the Town of Norwell
·       Advertisement fee
·       Sending the Legal notice to the abutters via Certified Mail/Return Receipt and returning the receipts to the Selectmen's Office