Flood Hazard Information

Know Your Flood Hazard

Call the Borough Engineer’s office at 973-410-5334 to find out if your property is in a flood hazard area.

Insure Your Property for Your Flood Hazard
Reach out to your insurance agent to find out if you are covered for flood damage. More information can be found at www.floodsmart.gov.

Protect People from The Hazard
For information on how to protect yourself from a flood hazard, click below:

Protect Your Property from the Hazard
For information on how to protect your property from a flood hazard, click below:

Build Responsibly
Before building, make sure to obtain necessary permits from the Borough Building & Construction Department. For more information on permits, call 973-410-5346.

Protect Natural Floodplain Functions
For more information on how to protect floodplain resources, click below:

NOAA Water Updates can be found at the link below:

Information on Elevation Certificates

Elevation Certificate and Instructions:

Elevation Certificate Form:


Other Useful Links

General Flood Information Sheet: