Construction and Zoning
Construction Department Contact 609-926-7992
|Building Inspections||Monday thru Friday||11:00am-1:30pm|
|Electrical Inspections||Tuesday and Thursday||7:00am-9:00am|
|Fire Inspections||Tuesday and Thursday||7:00am-9:00pm|
|Mechanical & Plumbing Inspections||Tuesday and Thursday||3:00pm-5:00pm|
|Elevators||By Appointment Only With State of NJ|
Engineering Department Contact 609-646-2950
Street Openings including curbs, sidewalks & driveways
By Appointment Contact City Engineer Vince Polistina 609-646-2950
Resale and Annual Fire Inspections Contact 609-926-7953
Resale Inspections (residential) Monday thru Friday by appointment
Annual Fire Inspections (commercial) Monday and Thursday by appointment
Housing Contact 609-926-7953
It is the purpose of the chapter to promote the public health, safety and general welfare and to minimize public and private losses due to flood conditions in specific areas by provisions designed to:
A. Protect human life and health.
B. Minimize expenditure of public money for costly flood-control projects.
C. Minimize the need for rescue and relief efforts associated with flooding and generally undertaken at the expense of the general public.
D. Minimize prolonged business interruptions.
E. Minimize damage to public facilities and utilities, such as water and gas mains, electric, telephone and sewer lines and streets and bridges, located in floodplains.
F. Help maintain a stable tax base by providing for the sound use and development of flood-prone areas in such a manner as to minimize future flood-blight areas.
G. Ensure that potential home buyers are notified that property is in a flood area.
H. Ensure that those who occupy the areas of special flood hazard assume responsibility for their actions.
Other helpful flood related links:
Atlantic County's ReadyAtlantic.org Flood Hazard
Atlantic County Multi-Jurisdictional Natural Hazard Mitigation Planning Project
Project Fact Sheet
National Flood Insurance Program Community Rating System
Construction Department - (609) 926-7992
Zoning Officer - (609) 926-7992
Planning Board - (609) 926-7971