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I plant a temporary power pole on the lot prior to construction,
We can use a temporary service (around here it is called a "saw service")for construction but building cannot be energized without final.


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Here in western Pa. we get a temp sticker, the meter and power to the panel after the rough. Generally we will have one GFCI recept either in the garage or installed in the laundry circuit and we wire up the furnace. The final is just that, final. Every device, cover plate, screw etc. is to be installed, It is not unusual to have the inspector check every recpt, light, switch, GFCI and AFCI as well as the smokes in the house. Although thorough, I've had no problem with this process it doesn't take much more time than a walk through the house and it gives you a few minutes to get to know the inspector.

The builder I'm doing work for now provides ceiling fan rough ins as an option (the homeowner is responsible for the fans after the closing) and blank cover plates are not a problem and required provided that there is a switched recepticle in the room.

FRANK

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Here you get power as soon as the service is inspected, OKed, and the power company gets to you.
I like having the power on for finals, to see if polaritys are right, checking GFCIs, AFCI circuiting, bath room circuits, smokes, carbonmonoxides,and kitcen counter circuits, among other things.
Do the inspectors go back after the power is on, or just hope these are right.

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