"In rebuilding, a lot of it is about how property owners choose to respond: raise the home, don't do anything or tear down and rebuild," said Dave Roberts, a professional planner hired by Toms River through a post-storm grant. "What are our neighborhoods going to look like after people make those choices?"
"In Keyport, they had floating docks that became battering rams," he said. "Boats, too. I don't think anyone would have expected boats to become projectiles. Is there a way to better secure these things?"