Current Laws and Regulations

Laws (N.J.S.A)

Description Citation Link
Freshwater Wetlands Protection Act N.J.S.A. 13:9B
Flood Hazard Area Control Act N.J.S.A. 58:16A-50
Wetlands Act of 1970 N.J.S.A. 13:9A
Waterfront Development Act N.J.S.A. 12:5-3
NJ Water Pollution Control Act N.J.S.A. 58:10A
Coastal Area Facility Review Act (CAFRA) N.J.S.A. 13:19
Tidelands Act N.J.S.A. 12:3
Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act N.J.S.A. 13:20
Stream Cleaning Act N.J.S.A. 58:16A-67
Construction Permits Law N.J.S.A. 13:1D-29

Regulations (N.J.A.C)

Description Citation Link
Freshwater Wetlands Protection Act Rules N.J.A.C. 7:7A
Flood Hazard Area Control Act Rules N.J.A.C. 7:13
Coastal Zone Management Rules N.J.A.C. 7:7
Highlands Water Protection and Planning Rule N.J.A.C. 7:38

Dam Safety Laws and Regulations

Regulations (N.J.A.C)

Description Citation Link
Safe Dam Act N.J.S.A. 58:4
Dam Safety Standards N.J.A.C. 7:20
Dam Restoration and Inland Waters Projects Loan Program N.J.A.C. 7:24A

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