In accordance with Gardena Municipal Codes Section 5.16, any person or persons who want to conduct a bingo game must obtain a license prior to the event. Only nonprofit organizations located in the City of Gardena are eligible to apply for a license, and all applications must be approved by City Council. The applicant can either apply in person or mail the application along with a non-refundable fee. Payment can be paid by check, cash, money order, Mastercard or Discover. The City has the right to modify the time or nature of your application or to deny the application outright if it does not meet all applicable rules and regulations.

If the initial application is granted by Council, it will remain in force for a period of one year and is subject to annual renewal upon filing a renewal application. Both the original application and renewal application shall be accompanied by a fee established by resolution of the city council.

The Bingo License application is provided below and is also available for pick up at the Permits and Licenses Office located in City Hall, Room 101, 1700 W. 162nd Street, Gardena, CA 90247. Business License staff may be contacted for additional information at (310) 217-9518 or by e-mail at: