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Township of Rochelle Park
151 West Passaic St , Rochelle Park, NJ 07662
 Tel: 201-587-7730  Fax: 201-556-0581
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Flood Protection Program

September is National Preparedness Month

Week 1 – August 28  - Flood – Hurricane Preparedness
Week 2 – September 4 - Preparing Family & Friends
Week 3 – September 11 – Preparing Through Service
Week 4 –September 18 – Individual Preparedness
Week 5 – September 28 – Build an Emergency Kit

Public Outreach Program - A Reference Guide for Coping with a Flood
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Rochelle Park's Emergency Management
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The Building Department is also involved in safely managing the floodplain. Flooding is part of Rochelle Park’s history. The Sprout Brook and the Saddle River leave their banks during periods of heavy storms and localized flooding can occur during periods of heavy rain.
If you need Information regarding flood prone areas, flood proofing your home or the national flood insurance programs, contact the building dept or visit

32% of Rochelle Park is in a flood Zone.
In the event of a flood Rochelle Park will utilize REVERSE 911 to notify residents.

Flood maps and flood protection references are available in the Rochelle Park Public library or the Building Department located in the Municipal Building at 151 W. Passaic Street. Rochelle Park maintains flood elevation certificates on all new construction projects in the SFHA.

Click here to access maps that best reflect an approaching storm's potential flood impact.

There are facts every consumer needs to know about the National Flood Insurance Program

  1. Everyone lives in a flood zone.
  2. Flood damage is not covered by homeowner’s policies.
  3. You can buy flood insurance no matter what your flood risk is.
  4. There is a low-cost policy for homes in low-to moderate-risk areas.
  5. Flood insurance is affordable.
  6. Flood insurance is easy to get.
  7. Contents coverage is separate, so renters can insure their belongings too.
  8. There is usually a 30-day waiting period before the coverage goes into effect.
  9. Federal disaster assistance is not the answer.

The Building Department is here to help call us if we can be of assistance. 

Phone: 201-556-0520, Fax: 201-556-0523, buildingdept@rochelleparknj.gov
Hours of Operation: 9:00am to 2:00pm

Rochelle Park Office of Emergency Management at #201-587-7734 

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