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2020 Manual of Procedures

A transition from the 2001 Manual of Procedures to the 2020 Manual of Procedures began on January 1, 2020 and ended on July 31, 2020. All projects with Agreements Between Owner and Architect (O/A Agreements) dated August 1, 2020 or later must adhere to the requirements of the 2020 Manual of Procedures. The 2020 Manual of Procedures may be used for any project with O/A Agreements dated earlier than August 1, 2020. Updated Chapters are published once a quarter, unless urgent.


Table of Contents
Chapter 1:  Alabama Division of Construction Management Organization and Authority
Chapter 2:  State Building Code
Chapter 3:  Submittal Requirements and Procedures for Plan Review - updated April 2021
Chapter 4:  Design Professional Services
Chapter 4, Supplement:  Determination of Basic Fee or Basic Fee Rate for Design Professional Services
Chapter 5:  Uniform Documents, Roofing Considerations and Requirements, and Other Pre-Bid Considerations - updated April 2021
Chapter 6:  Bid Procedures and Award of Contracts
Chapter 7:  Construction Contract Administration
Chapter 8:  Construction Inspection & Monitoring of Projects
Chapter 9:  Special Procedures & Forms for Public School & College Authority (PSCA) Projects
Appendix A:  Summary of DCM Requirements by Project Type - updated April 2021
Appendix A-1:  Pre-Assembled & Portable Buildings
Appendix A-2:  Leased or Leased-Purchased Buildings on State Property
Appendix B:  DCM Uniform Documents and Standard Forms to be Used by the Design Professional
Appendix C:  DCM Uniform Documents and Standard Forms to be Included in the Project Manual
Appendix D:  DCM Recommended Guidelines for Selection of Architects, Engineers, Land Surveyors, and/or Testing Services
Appendix E:  Alabama Division of Construction Management Administrative Code

For Reference

2001 Manual of Procedures - may be used for projects with O/A Agreements dated 2001 - July 31, 2020.