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

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 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 

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 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.

COAA Board Members Attending the ICC Annual Conference in Louisville, KY​

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

Make plans now to attend the Upcoming 2023 COAA Educational Conference in Orange Beach, AL May 1-5, 2023.  Visit the conference page for more information.

​Upcoming Training 

​NORTH ALABAMA CODE OFFICIALS  DAYS OF TRAINING                                                         Monday & Tuesday, November 7-8, 2022   Go to the Training Tab for more info