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2021 Manual of Procedures - updated August 2021

All projects with Agreements Between Owner and Architect (O/A Agreements) dated August 1, 2020 or later must adhere to the requirements of the current Manual of Procedures. The 2021 Manual of Procedures may be used for any projects with O/A Agreements dated earlier than August 1, 2020. Updated Chapters are published once a quarter, unless urgent; any substantively updated verbiage is highlighted in yellow for the remainder of the quarter. 2021 Third Quarter Updates: only Chapter 4-Supplement was not updated.

Index

Introduction
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
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
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 twice in August 2021
Appendix A-1:  Manufactured Buildings Updated September 2021
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.