Monmouth County Division of Planning
The County Planning Division provides professional staff services to the Planning Board and other County agencies. Planning Division staff represents a broad range of education and experience in planning, growth management, environmental, economic and demographic issues and geographic information systems (GIS). In addition to providing staff services to many county committees, the Planning Division has been assigned responsibility for developing, implementing and updating other regional plans or programs mandated and/or funded by various State or Federal laws and directives. These include agricultural preservation, community development and housing assistance, wastewater and watershed plans, and transportation planning.
A guiding planning principle is to provide the process to engage and assist citizens and community leaders in directing future growth and changes, while protecting and enhancing natural, historic, scenic and recreational resources. You can take part in our growth management and preservation efforts by getting involved with one of the committees and councils, or by participating at one of the public hearings or commenting on one of our draft plans presently under development or review.
News & Updates
The NJDEP Office of Flood Hazard Risk Reduction Measures has allocated Community development Block Grant - Disaster Recover (CDBG-DR) funding from US HUD to fund projects and improvements to reduce storm surge or flood risk. Please visit their website
for more information on this grant program. The deadline for this application is December 15, 2014.
Sandy Home Repair and Advocacy Program
- The program is designed to help seniors and individuals with disabilities whose primary homes were damaged by Superstorm Sandy. Eligible households may receive up to $5,000 for home repairs. Click here for the application.
Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are now available for Monmouth County. The map information and tools can be found here
. You can also use the What is My BFE? Address Lookup tool
. (Updated 2/1/14)
Planning Board Mission Statement
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