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 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

Lifetime Achievement Award given to Roy Turman with the State General Contractors Board by Mark Williams President of EACOA on behalf of COAA

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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 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.

Code Official of the Year 2017 awarded to Jim Kilgro of the City of Gadsden by Mark Williams EACOA President on behalf of COAA

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

Code Officials Association of Alabama

Welcome to COAA