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Course Name: Flood Hazard Area Control Act Rules: The Overview
Course Code: EN0404CA20
Date: March 5, 2020
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (Check-in time: 8:00 am)
Format: Live, instructor-led
Registration Fee: TBD
Multi Person Discount Fee: TBD (save when you sign up with a colleague!)
Registration Closes: TBD
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Payments should be made out to: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Checks and money orders should be mailed to: Office of Continuing Professional Education, Attn: Registration Dept., 102 Ryders Ln, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8519
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This class is part of the Flood Hazard Area Certificate Program.
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.
- Introduction and Overview of the FHACA Rules
- Regulated waters, regulated areas, and regulated activities
- Basic permitting standards/types of approvals
- 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
Who Should Attend?
This program is recommended for professionals who prepare and/or review flood hazard area applications. Past participants have included:
- Construction Inspectors and Officials
- Department of Public Works Employees
- Drainage Managers
- Environmental Planners
- Environmental Protection Specialists
- Environmental Scientists
- Floodplain Advisors
- Landscape Architects
- Licensed Site Remediation Professionals (LSRP)
- Project Managers
- Township Engineers
- Water Resource Engineers
- Wetlands Specialists
Meet Your 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.
“Good info coming from the folks who write the rules. Doesn’t get any better than that!”
– Past Participant
“Excellent overview for understanding flood hazards and ways to determine where they are located.”
– Past Participant
Most useful aspect of the course: “Direct correspondence with professionals who can explain the intent of the specific regulations which helps guide technical design.”
– Past Participant
Continuing Education Credits
The most recent offering of Flood Hazard Area Control Act Rules: The Overview was approved for the following credits from professional organizations. We will reapply for similar credits the next time the course runs, but we cannot guarantee credit approval for future offerings.
NJ Certified Public Works Managers (CPWM): 3 Technical; 3 Government Contact Hours
NJ Continuing Legal Education: 6.0 CLEs
NJ Drinking Water and Wastewater Operators: 6 TCHs (Approval #01-120702-30)
NJ Health Officers and Registered Environmental Health Specialists (HO/REHS): 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 Site Remediation Professionals (LSRP): 6 Regulatory CECs
NJ Professional Engineers: 6 Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Credits
Certified Floodplain Managers: 6 CECs
Course Requirements and Policies
This online course will be delivered via Zoom. Registrants will receive more information as we move closer to the course date. On June 13, 2022, they will receive an email with a link to access the course.
Please log into class at 8:00AM (30 minutes before start time) for a brief overview of the online format. The course will start promptly at 8:30AM.
Equipment you will need to access this training:
- Laptop or desktop computers are required for this class.
- Speakers and microphone are not necessary as a call-in option is available.
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- If this is your first time registering with us, please provide your own unique email address when registering; do not provide an email address that you share with co-workers.
- If you have previously taken classes with us and have used an email address that you share with your co-workers or supervisor, your account must be updated with a unique email address. To do this, please send an email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org stating that your email address needs to be changed and include:
- Your full name
- The shared email address that needs to be changed
- Your unique email address
- A phone number where you can be reached if we have any questions
Photo ID Requirement
Each registrant will be asked provide a photo of him/herself holding their government-issued photo ID. This is required by credit boards so that you may receive credits for participating in this online course.
- You will receive a reminder email prior to the start of the class with further instructions. Wait to receive these instructions before you attempt to upload your ID.
- The photo must be clear enough that we can read your name and verify that the person pictured on the ID is in fact the person holding it.
- After an OCPE staff member reviews the picture and verifies your identity, you will have access to participate in the course when it begins.
Cancellations and Substitutions
A $100 cancellation fee applies for this course. Substitutions are permitted. View our cancellation policy.
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®. Learn more.
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Program Questions? We’re Here to Help!
If you have any questions about Flood Hazard Area Control Act Rules: The Overview, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.
Program Coordinator: Pamela Springard-Mayer
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