Our office protects against the impacts of natural and man-made emergencies and disaster on people, property, environment and economy in Summit through mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery efforts.
Emergency Alerts and non-Emergency Notifications
Smart911 provides emergency information by telephone, text, fax, and email about city-wide, high-priority events. The City of Summit strongly encourages all residents and business owners to create a Smart911 profile. Having a profile not only ensures that you will receive emergency alerts but also helps emergency services to respond more effectively by providing them with crucial medical and location information.
The Summit Police Department issues Nixle alerts providing important, event-related information by telephone, email and text message, as well as through the Everbridge website.
City Website Notifications
Subscribe to receive general notifications by email and text from the city website, including information on agency activities and city services.
The City of Summit utilizes Facebook and Twitter to keep residents informed about events and on-going items of interest. During an emergency, both Facebook and Twitter will be utilized to communicate as well.
Union County First Alert
Union County helps keep residents informed about county-wide emergency events and update through its Union County First Alert service.
Emergency Management Plan
The City of Summit has developed an action plan to protect local citizens and property in the event of a natural disaster or emergency. It is an all-hazard plan and covers many emergencies, such as hurricanes and snow storms, and encompasses many similar situations but is also directed by the specific emergency at hand.