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Old 09-29-2012, 06:58 PM   #31
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Are Dead wires allowed or unsafe?


Might want to find out if them finishing the attic will require YOU to do any additional upgrades to the property.


If they are doing this without permits. You could end up having to do lots of things to make the building department happy. Like a second egress. Since they're making it a business office. Plus it could be in violation of zoning ordinances.

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Are Dead wires allowed or unsafe?


If I were in your position, I wouldn't let them do any work without pulling the proper permits and hiring licensed contractors. If they are doing this without permits. You could end up having to do lots of things to make the building department happy. Like a second egress. Since they're making it a business office. Plus it could be in violation of zoning ordinances. This has the potential to bite you in the azz, especially with what you told us about them threatening legal action after three weeks in...

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