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Flood Hazard Area Control Act Rules:
The Overview

Course Code: EN0404CA20

NJDEP Flood Hazard Area Control Act Rules Training

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Date & Time

Last Held: March 5, 2020
8:30am - 4:30pm (Check-in time: 8:00am)

Next offering tentatively planned for March 2021. Registration will open when course date is confirmed.

Description

Flood Hazard Area Certificate Program

This is one of three classes that you will need to take if you want to earn the Flood Hazard Area Certificate!

For more information, please contact Pamela Springard-Mayer at
848-932-7463 or pspring@njaes.rutgers.edu.

This one-day seminar presents a detailed overview of New Jersey's Flood Hazard Area Control Act Rules. These rules represent the most stringent statewide flood mitigation and stream-corridor protection standards in the country.

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

Instructors:

NJDEP instructors, including Vince Mazzei, PE, the author of the Flood Hazard Area Control Act Rules, will discuss the flood hazard area program in detail and answer questions regarding technical issues and regulatory requirements involved in obtaining NJDEP flood hazard area permits and approvals.

Who Should Attend?

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.

Credits

The March 5, 2020 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 0.6 Rutgers CEUs, this environmental training course has been approved for the following credits:

NJ Licensed Water and Wastewater Operators - 6 TCHs (Approval #01-120702-30)

NJ Certified Public Works Managers - 3 Technical; 3 Government

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 6.0 NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs).

NJ Licensed Professional Engineers - 6.5 Continuing Professional Competency Credits

NJ Continuing Legal Education - 6 CLEs

NJ Licensed Site Remediation Professionals (LSRP) - 6 Regulatory CECs

Certified Floodplain Managers - 6 CECs

Fees
Registration Fee

TBD

 

Multi-Person Registration Fee

TBD

Register at the same time with a colleague and you both save!

Cancellation Fee

TBD

 

Limit one discount per course registration!

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.

Meals

Continental breakfast and deli buffet lunch 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.

Location

We strongly recommend that you use the directions we provide.

Rutgers Eco Complex
1200 Florence-Columbus Road, Bordentown, NJ 08505
Directions and Map

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.

Register

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 "Flood Hazard Area Control Act Rules: The Overview" or Course Code EN0404) 
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

This course is 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.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.