Code Officials Association of Alabama

To promote maximum safety for life, health, & property at minimum building cost through education and training of code enforcement officials.

Welcome to the official website of the code officials association of Alabama (COAA).  COAA was formed in the early 1970's and was the first charter member of the southern building code congress international.  the purposes for which this corporation was organized are

A charter chapter of the International Code Council

To improve the prestige of code enforcement officials by the promotion of high standards of efficiency in the administration of building, housing, plumbing, electrical, & related codes & ordinances through continued education & training.

To create a better public understanding & appreciation of the proper administration of building, housing, plumbing, electrical, & related codes & ordinances, & their importance to the safety, welfare, & prosperity of the municipality & county.

There are many people that need to be thanked for the success of our conference. The COAA Board of Directors, several Past Presidents, the Vendors who came in and not only gave us training, but helped sponsor our event. The State Boards who supported us through a vendor table or purchased an ad in the conference brochure. The golf participants and hole sponsors who helped us raise the money for the scholarships. And most of all the attendees and our members without who we wouldn’t exist. 

Thank You One and All.
Paul Antoine, President COAA

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To assist Alabama municipalities & counties with the organization & maintenance of adequate code enforcement departments, codes, & ordinances.

To develop courses of instruction concerning new materials & methods of construction in cooperation with recognized education institutions & to promote proper interpretation, enforcement, & administration of codes & ordinances.

To assemble with other government officials & organized groups concerned with codes & ordinances to exchange ideas & to discuss mutual concerns

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