City of Troy, MO
Lincoln County
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Section 505.010 Basement Homes Defined and Banned.

[R.O. 2006 §505.010; CC 1980 §605.010; Ord. No. 672, 11-21-1983]
Basement homes shall not be permitted in the City of Troy, a "basement home" being one in which all four (4) walls are concrete and more than one-half (½) of its height is below grade with a flat roof. This Section does not in any way permit the construction of basement homes within the City of Troy, Missouri.

Section 505.020 Earth Homes or Earth Contact Homes.

[R.O. 2006 §505.020; CC 1980 §605.020; Ord. No. 672, 11-21-1983]
Earth homes or earth contact homes are hereby permitted, but that they should have a pitched roof and at least one (1) wall shall be above grade and above ground level. And the plans for the earth home or earth contact home shall be reviewed by the City Engineer and approved by him/her for each such type earth home or earth contact home.

Section 505.030 Compliance With Architectural Design and Codes.

[R.O. 2006 §505.030; CC 1980 §605.030; Ord. No. 672, 11-21-1983]
Earth homes or earth contact homes shall comply with the Architectural Design and Building Codes relating to earth homes or earth contact homes.