The leading bodies of the various towns of the west have met and agreed
on the following building code which will apply to all home construction
1) New legend homes must be built in such a way as to fit in with the general
atmosphere of the towns in which they will be located. For example,
homes in Bree will be homes that you might find in a village - not palaces.
Homes in the Shire should be smials or modest above-ground homes.
2) A legend home in a town must have a non-hidden front door. (This is
3) Except in the Blue Mountains and the Shire, homes should be aboveground
structures, not excavations. The entrance to a home may not lead DOWN into a
4) Legend homes will generally be located on residential streets. In no event
are they to be connected to existing structures in the zone with other uses,
such as guilds, shops, guard posts, Bill Ferny's house, etc., nor are
they to be located in public parks or graveyards.
Owners of existing homes which violate these standards may be asked to
cooperate in rectifying the matter. In the case of new construction, waivers
can be granted ONLY by an Arata of zones or a Vala under the direction of the
Az, and this will be done only in the rare event that there is an exceptionally
good role-playish reason.
(This language has been added to the helpfile on "LEGEND HOME BUILDING".)