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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 includes a six-month grace period; any substantive updates since the January 2020 updates will be indicated next to the appropriate chapter or appendix. After the six-month grace period is completed on June 30, 2020, all projects with O/A Agreements dated July 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 July 1, 2020, including all pre-2020 projects.


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 March 2020
Chapter 4:  Design Professional Services - updated twice in March 2020
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 March 2020
Chapter 6:  Bid Procedures and Award of Contracts - updated February 2020
Chapter 7:  Construction Contract Administration - updated February 2020
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
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 - updated March 2020
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

Emergency Steps - for state agencies, Alabama Community College System (ACCS) institutions and K-12 schools.
2001 Manual of Procedures - may be used for projects with O/A Agreements dated 2001 - June 30, 2020.