Click on the link below to listen to today’s National Public Radio’s broadcast, focusing on the pace at which construction continues on the Jersey Shore. Our very own David Leonetti is interviewed around the 4:00 minute mark, discussing house raising and what effect the government funding has had on the industry.
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The dreaded V-Zone. We’re hoping something will give, with this “V” zone stuff. Many of the homes designated in the V zone will NOT ever experience 3′ foot wave velocity. There is information at the end of the video that tells you how to protest your zone. Revised Maps are due out in August, Tom’s […]
How do I know if my house is below or above the Advisory Base Flood Elevation? The easiest and most accurate way, is to hire a licensed surveyor to do an elevation certificate for your home. This will cost about $400. If you choose to raise your home, it will have to be done again, […]
Long Beach Township as well as other NJ townships, are participating in the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, which is administered through the State of New Jersey Office of Emergency Management. This grant can be used to elevate your home above Advisory Base Flood Elevation. The deadline which was originally February 5, has been extended to […]
You are now in the V-Zone but don’t have room to move your house to install wood piling? Helical Piles might be the solution you have been looking for. An approved application for deep design foundations, engineered for stability, dependability and high load capacity, helical piles have been around for centuries. These can be installed […]
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Local townships are participating in the The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program which is a separate from the ICC program and is administered through the State of New Jersey Office of Emergency Management. This program can assist with the cost to elevate your home whether you have flood insurance or not. You may apply and qualify […]
Small Business Administration (SBA), loans can be used for elevating your home in an effort to reduce or eliminate future flood damage. You can also use the money for other projects such as retaining walls, seawalls, sump pumps or elevating utilities. After you click on the News title, click here for more information about SBA loans.
Trying to find the flood map for your area? Wondering how high your have to raise your home? Not sure what Flood zone you are in. Click here to find out.