Hazlet Township Information and Awareness
By being better informed about the natural functions of our community's floodplain, Hazlet residents will be able to make better decisions towards protecting themselves from flooding by retrofitting homes, buying flood insurance and planning actions to take during a potential flood.
The Township of Hazlet participates in the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS) for floodplain management.
The areas within Hazlet that are in a flood zone reside near the following waterways: (from west to east): Luppatatong Creek, Chingarora Creek, Flat Creek, East Creek, Thornes Creek and Waackaack Creek.
There is a long history of flooding in the Hazlet area, damaging floods have occurred in 1878, 1889, 1903, 1936, in 1960 Hurricane Donna, followed by the 1991 Halloween Nor’easter, Hurricane Floyd 1999, Irene 2005 and Sandy 2012. The Township of Hazlet is concerned about repetitive flooding and has information and resources available to you.
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Hazlet Township & FEMA
Reach out to us to learn about how to take precautions in advance, including:
- Register with Monmouth County for special needs assistance if an emergency arises
- A guideline for insurance coverage, explaining how FIRM's (Flood Insurance Rate Maps) are used
- FEMA awareness brochures
- A tool for viewing flood maps for specific addresses.
- Flood Plain Management information.
You can use the MSC to evaluate if your home is in a flood zone. The MSC provides official flood maps. It also provides access to a range of flood hazard products and tools to better understand flood risk.
FEMA flood maps are continually updated through a variety of processes. Information that you download or print from this site may change or become superseded by new maps over time. For additional information, please see the Flood Hazard Mapping Updates Overview Fact Sheet
Brochures Published by FEMA
Flood Protection Library
Susan Catapano-MooreCRS Coordinator
Dennis DaybackFloodplain Administrator
Floodplain AdministrationPhysical Address
1766 Union Avenue
Hazlet, NJ 07730
Timothy BelicoseConstruction Official, Building OfficialPhone: 732-217-8681