Accessibility Surveys

Accessibility Surveys for Existing Facilities:
TILC's trained accessibility staff conducts comprehensive evaluations of existing facilities to determine whether the building adheres to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations. Suggestions for improvement are provided based on ADAAG and Access Board guidelines. Technical assistance in rehabbing existing facilities is available. 


Accessibility Surveys for New Construction:
Guidelines are available for new construction to plan for various needs that people with disabilities might have. New construction guidelines are available for single family housing, multi-family housing, medical offices, public facilities, recreational facilities, and small businesses. Suggestions for accessibility are provided based on ADAAG and Access Board guidelines. Technical assistance for rehabilitation facilities are available.  


Cost of Surveys:

Non-profits & Churches within the Joplin City limits - Surveys are free for these organizations.  Minimal fees for continued technical assistance may apply. 
Individual Households - Survey fees for individuals wishing to build a new home or to determine necessary modifications to an existing home will be determined on a case-by-case basis. Most surveys for individual households are $25 or less.  
For Profit Businesses - Survey fees range from $50 to $200 depending on the location of the property, the size of the property and the degree of technical assistance required. 


Call today at 800-346-8951 to request an accessibility survey!


Accessibility Resources and Links:


Access Board

Adaptive Environments Center

Concrete Change

Independent Living Research Utilization

Missouri Assistive Technology

Missouri Housing Development Commission

National Association of Home Builders 

National Council on Disability

National Fair Housing Advocate

Nat'l Resource Ctr. on Housing & Home Modification

Statewide Independent Living Housing Resources