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
If you need
Information regarding flood prone areas, flood proofing your home or the
national flood insurance programs, contact the building dept or visit
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.
to access maps that best reflect an approaching storm's potential
There are facts every consumer needs to know about the
National Flood Insurance Program
Everyone lives in a flood zone.
Flood damage is not covered by
You can buy flood insurance no
matter what your flood risk is.
There is a low-cost policy for
homes in low-to moderate-risk areas.
Flood insurance is affordable.
Flood insurance is easy to get.
Contents coverage is
separate, so renters can insure their belongings too.
There is usually a 30-day
waiting period before the coverage goes into effect.
Federal disaster assistance
is not the answer.
The Building Department is here to
help call us if we can be of assistance.
Phone: 201-556-0522, 201-556-0521, 2010-556-0520
Hours of Operation: 8:30am to 2:00pm