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Taking over a job partially done...

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Not too concerned here but one of my GC's has taken over a job that was partially done. It's a secondary suite. I assume the property owner tried hiring her own trades and then realized the regulations were too much for her and hired a GC.

The owner had hired a legit EC who changed a panel and did most of the rough-in. I'm going in to inspect the previous work and finish it off. The previous EC pulled a permit but there were no inspections. I will pull my own permit.

So do I have anything to worry about and what normally happens with two electrical permits on one job?
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I'd pull this permit in person and make sure the 1st. permit is closed off. By doing it in person you will talk to and explain your position to the city.

I've always shied away from completing a job started by others, - just a personal thing.

There should be no reason why your contractor would not complete this job with the existing EC. Depending on where he is going with his GC company he might very well work with different subs on jobs. Not a big deal and often they won't forget you on their next job.
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