Synopsis: This one-day seminar presents a detailed overview of New Jersey's Flood Hazard Area Control Act Rules.
Start Time: Thursday, March 5, 2020 8:30 AM
End Time: Thursday, March 5, 2020 4:30 PM
Location: Rutgers Ecocomplex
Address: 1200 Florence-Columbus Road
Campus: Off Campus
City, State, Country: Bordentown, NJ US
Fee: See website
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Category: Workshop, Course
Web Site:
Contact Name: Pamela Springard-Mayer
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7463
Additional Information:

This program is recommended for professionals who prepare and/or review flood hazard area applications, including: consulting engineers, environmental consultants, government officials, code officials, builders, planners, and attorneys.

Featured Topics

  • Introduction and Overview of the FHACA Rules
    • Regulated waters, regulated areas, and regulated activities
    • Basic permitting standards/types of approvals
  • Verifications
    • NJDEP/FEMA flood mapping (Methods 1, 2, 3)
    • Determining riparian zone limits and top of bank
  • Calculating and Approximating Flood Hazard Areas
    • Methods 4, 5, 6
  • Basic Standards for activities within riparian zones
    • Avoidance, minimization, and mitigation
    • Allowable disturbance for various activities
    • Introduction to riparian zone creation, restoration, enhancement, and preservation
Target Audience: Alumni,  General Public