Community Rating System (CRS) Assistance Program 

The CRS program which is run by FEMA through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) scores communities on their effectiveness in dealing with flood mitigation as well as flood plain management and development. Flood insurance policy holders in participating CRS communities are eligible for discounts in Special Flood Hazard Areas based on their community’s CRS rating. The Monmouth County Division of Planning and the Monmouth County Office of Emergency Management have partnered to offer their professional and technical expertise in hazard mitigation, community planning, public outreach, and GIS mapping to municipalities that wish to participate in the Monmouth County Community Rating System Assistance Program.  For more information on this program click here.


Please visit the Office of Emergency Management CRS website for more information on the CRS program including important links to resources to get your community started in this program. 

For the current edition of the CRS Newsletter, click here.


The Next Monmouth County CRS User Group Meeting will be held July 11 2019 at 10:00 am Thompson Park Visitor Center 805 Newman Springs Road Lincroft, NJ

  • Click on Upcoming CRS webinars to register for the sessions below
    • January 15 Introduction to CRS
    • January 16 CRS and Coastal Hazards
    • February 19 The Role of the Community CRS Coordinator
    • February 20 Repetitive Loss Properties and the CRS
    • March 19 Preparing an Annual Recertification
    • March 20 CRS Credit for Floodplain Mapping (Activity 410)
    • April 16 Preparing for a Verification Visit
    • April 17 Flood Insurance Promotion (Activity 370)
    • June 18 Credit for Drainage System Maintenance (Activity 540)
    • June 19 Preparing an Annual Recertification
    • July 16 Developing a Repetitive Loss Area Analysis
    • July 17 Activity 610 Flood Warning & Response
  • NJAFM CFM Training Schedule 
  • FIRM Update - NJ Coastal Study: Ongoing
  • For upcoming grants and funding opportunities click here

Monmouth County employees recognized for Floodplain Management Leadership by the New Jersey Association of Floodplain Management (NJAFM).

Monmouth County is honored to be recognized as a National Association of Counties (NACo) 2016 Achievement Award Winner in the Category of County Resiliency: Infrastructure, Energy & Sustainability for the "Monmouth County Community Rating System Assistance Program".

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