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.

Welcome to the official website of the code officials association of Alabama (COAA).  COAA was formed in 1968 and was the first charter member of the southern building code congress international.  the purposes for which this corporation was organized are

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

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

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

Code Officials Association of Alabama

A charter chapter of the International Code Council

Welcome to COAA 

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.

Congratulations to COAA for being chosen as the 2020 ICC Chapter of the Year!

Your board has worked hard and has been recognized as the Chapter of the Year from the International Code Council.  This is an extremely prestigious honor and one that the membership should be very proud of.  Without the support of our amazing members this would not have been possible. Congratulations to all of us and thank you!!

Make plans now to attend the Upcoming 2022 COAA Educational Conference in Orange Beach, AL May 2-6, 2022.  Visit the conference page for more information.