The Building Officials Association of Florida (BOAF) has served code professionals since 1953. It serves the needs of code professionals and contractors - and the welfare of the general public as a whole – by providing complete expertise, professional development, technical assistance, advocacy and outreach.
To provide for the safety, health and welfare of the citizens of the State of Florida; through the education, development, maintenance and enforcement of building codes using unified strength and resources to attain a thriving business, community and association environment.
BOAF is committed to offering outstanding training and educational opportunities in order to facilitate the uniform interpretation and application of the codes across the State. This is accomplished through our certification program, Annual Educational Conference & Trade Expo and our local seminars.
Code of Ethics
The protection of life, health and property is a solemn responsibility of the highest order. Recognizing the public's trust bestowed upon individuals engaged in the administration and enforcement of building regulatory codes, the Building Officials Association of Florida advocates commitment to a standard of professional behavior that exemplifies the highest ideals and principles of ethical conduct. The governing concepts embodied in this philosophy are characterized herein below.
The BOAF Member shall:
Place the public's welfare above all other interests and recognize that his/her chief responsibility is to safeguard and protect the life, health and welfare of the general public. Demonstrate integrity, honesty, fairness and consistency in all transactions and constantly strive for excellence in all matters of ethical conduct, and maintain loyalty to the purposes of the Association. Recognize the continuing need for developing improved safety standards for the protection of life, health and property, and acknowledge a professional obligation to contribute time and expertise in the development of such improvements. Maintain professional competence in all areas of employment responsibility and encourage the same in associates at all levels. Accept no personal favors for public services rendered and conscientiously avoid all circumstances that could compromise professional integrity.