As for the lighting layout that is really a design issue and not for him to say.
Now he said he would not pass the final unless everything is exactly like the approved plans. Or the arkitect can submit revised drawing for aproval.
Welcome to the big world. The inspector's job is to inspect according to the approved
plans. He is just following the rules that he should. It's not his fault that your architect didn't have his "stuff" together.
Will not permit 3/8 greenfield for fish in existing walls. Wants no less than 1/2 flex. Could not find anything about that in their local ammendments.
Here's from '99 NEC
(a) Minimum. Flexible metal conduit less than ½-in. electrical trade size shall not be used unless permitted in (1) through (5) below for 3/8-in. electrical trade size.
1. For enclosing the leads of motors as permitted in Section 430-145(b)
2. In lengths not in excess of 6 ft (1.83 m)
a. For utilizing equipment, or
b. As part of a listed assembly, or
c. For tap connections to lighting fixtures as permitted in Section 410-67(c)
3. For manufactured wiring systems as permitted in Section 604-6(a)
4. In hoistways, as permitted in Section 620-21(a)(1)
5. As part of a listed assembly to connect wired fixture sections as permitted in Section 410-77(c)
How about MC cable?
[This message has been edited by electure (edited 03-01-2005).]