GRANTS & LOANS
PURPOSE OF FUNDING
To protect existing development from sea‑level
rise and shoreline migration through dune creation
and maintenance, beach fill projects and repair of
existing shore protection structures.
SOURCE OF FUNDING
Beaches and Harbor Fund and Shore Protection Fund. Funds
have been provided by Shore Protection Bonds issued
in 1977 and 1983 and by State appropriation in 1988. Recent
funds have been appropriated through the Shore Protection
Fund of 1992. Contact program administrator for
N.J.S.A. 13:1D-1 et seq. Shore Protection Bond Act.
Appropriations under specific chapters 356, P.L. 1983;
c. 103, P.L. 1984; c. 103, P.L. 1985; and c. 94 P.L.
1986; N.J.S.A. 13:19-16.l Shore Protection Fund.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE
Municipalities and counties; local cost share 25%. Loans
are available for the 25% local share.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR
A ranking list has been prepared based on need; the
New Jersey Shore Protection
Master Plan, 1981; damage from the December 10, 1992
storm, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineer studies and projects.
Amount varies upon need. Grantee must match 25/75.
Contact program administrator.
FOR INFORMATION OR TO REQUEST
AN NJDEP APPLICATION, CONTACT
David Rosenblatt, Administrator
of Engineering and Construction
of Dam Safety and Flood Control
of Coastal Engineering
Telephone: (609) 292-9236