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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

Welcome to COAA 

Check out the Training tab for information on our upcoming Virtual Day of Training Weds. November 4, 2020

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!!

Code Officials Association of Alabama

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.

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

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

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

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.

A charter chapter of the International Code Council