Governor Christie Signs Emergency Regulations To Adopt FEMA's ABFEs Maps

By Jeffrey W. Cappola |   Jan. 25, 2013

FEMA Coastal Flood Zone NJ

Yesterday (January 24), Governor Christie announced he was signing emergency regulations to adopt FEMA's new Advisory Base Flood Elevation (ABFE) maps as the post-Sandy rebuilding standard,

"It is absolutely critical that we take this opportunity to rebuild NJ smarter and stronger in the aftermath of Sandy. That's why today I am approving emergency regulations being proposed by the Department of Environmental Protection ("DEP") to help fast-track the rebuilding process"

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Long Branch Advances New Flood Plan

By Lawrence F. Jacobs |   Jan. 14, 2013

Water Side HomesThe issuance of FEMA's advisory maps are already having a profound impact on development and redevelopment in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. As Long Branch moves to adopt FEMA's new advisory maps, other municipalities and state agencies are sure to follow suit.

We will continue to track the adoption of the advisory maps by local governments and by NJDEP, especially with regard to those projects already permitted and approved, those in the approval process, and those undergoing post-Sandy re-building.

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