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Response to OneCrazyDiamond (Reply #5)

Thu Oct 14, 2021, 12:01 PM

8. The work was done under the permit of my friend, the electrical contractor.

We upgraded the service, but that wasn't done with an eye to doing the heaters. Some previous owner had built out a recess in the front and thus brought the old meter from outside to inside. My choices were move the meter outside, or do without electricity.

This is not strictly to code, but he would have claimed I was his employee, in the incredibly unlikely event this would be challenged. The contractor has an incredibly good reputation, so when an inspector leaves the office with a sheaf of inspections to do, a permit that my friend had pulled goes to the bottom of the list, in case the inspector doesn't have time to visit each one.

In the event, that's what happened, and once 24 hours has elapsed after the scheduled appointment time, there is no inspection. Weird, I know, but that's how it was. i hear that process has been revamped.

Oh, yeah. The inspection fee is rolled into the cost of the permit. I don't know how much it was, because everything was rolled into the $1200 that the new service cost me.

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