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

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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.

Hurricane Harvey Job Openings Available- Click Below

The Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS) is urgently looking to fill positions to help with Hurricane Harvey disaster recovery efforts in addition to ongoing openings in the inspection field. 



We have openings for inspectors, field operations supervisors, fire protection engineers, field project managers, site supervisors, inspections managers, and many more.



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

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.

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

Code Officials Association of Alabama