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Coastal Zone Management Rules

New Half-Day Format!

Course Code: EN0402CB17

Coastal Zone Management

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Next offering tentatively planned for Fall 2017. Registration will open when course date is confirmed.


In this new half-day seminar, you will learn how the coastal zone management regulations and NJ state laws affect coastal zone management through a discussion of the jurisdiction of the following coastal laws:

  • The Coastal Area Facility Review Act (CAFRA)
  • The Wetland Act of 1970
  • The Waterfront Development Act of 1914

Application requirements for residential and commercial development will be presented, along with discussions of delineating areas of special concern. Common problems and questions associated with permit review will be addressed.

Additional Program Topics:

  • New Hot Topic! Single Family Homeowner Booklet
  • Living shorelines
  • Policies and procedures on permit decision-making
  • Interrelationships of various regulatory programs in the coastal zone

Representatives from the NJDEP - Division of Land Use Regulation (DLUR) and Office of Policy Implementation (OPI) will teach all aspects of the seminar and will be available throughout the program to answer related questions.

Continuing Education Credits

The May 23, 2017 offering of this course was approved for the following credits. We will reapply for similar credits the next time the course runs, but we cannot guarantee credit approval for future offerings.

In addition to 0.35 Rutgers CEUs, this environmental training course has been approved for the following credits:

NJ Health Officers & Registered Environmental Health Specialists: Rutgers University, NJAES, Office of Continuing Professional Education has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Health as a provider of NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs). Participants who complete this education program will be awarded 3.5 NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs).

NJ Certified Public Works Managers: 3.5 Government

NJ Continuing Legal Education: 3.6 CLEs

PA/NY Continuing Legal Education: 3.0 CLEs

NJ Professional Engineers: 3.5 Continuing Professional Competency Credits

Registration Fee TBD  
Multi-Person Registration Fee TBD  
Cancellation Fee TBD  

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.


Continental breakfast will be provided to you at no additional cost.

NOTE: If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please alert us at least one (1) week in advance of the course start date so that we can make reasonable accommodations. We cannot guarantee accommodations for special requests made after that time.


We strongly recommend that you use the directions we provide.

Rutgers Eco Complex
1200 Florence-Columbus Road, Bordentown, NJ 08505
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Note: Pre-registration is required. We're sorry, but we cannot guarantee a seat, materials or meals for walk-in registrants. Location is subject to change; registrants will be notified in the event of a change.


Sorry, registration is not currently available for this course.

Would you like to be notified when the next offering is scheduled? 
Here are 3 convenient ways to be added to our mailing list:
1. Click here to join our mailing list (please reference "Coastal Zone Management Rules" or Course Code EN0402) 
2. Call us at 848-932-9271, select option 3
3. E-mail us at ocpe@njaes.rutgers.edu

Program Questions? Contact Us!

Program Coordinator: Pamela Springard-Mayer, 848-932-7463
Administrative Assistant: Jackie Findra, 848-932-7180

Attention U.S. Veterans

All of the courses offered by the Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education are approved by the New Jersey State Approving Agency for Veterans Training for educational benefits through the GI Bill. For more information about the GI Bill, click here.