Work on the drywall area of the $150 million, news Pinnacle Tower’s apartment new project stopped in downtown San Diego, after the California Contractors State Certified Board discovered that a subcontractor was not correctly licensed.
State officials identified that the subcontractor as Clayton Wall and Ceiling Systems Inc. Drywall installation was stopped after an unexpected inspection of the construction place on April 4 at Island Avenue, by detectives with the authorised board.
The state also concerned a total of $79,000 in social fines against Clayton, which is foundation in British Columbia.
State officials of main contractor Pinnacle International Development Inc., established in Vancouver, could not right away be reached for remarks.
Pinnacle has a contract with Clayton on August 8, 2013, for the $6.34 million drywall work. Clayton applied for a California contractors’ license on December 3, 2013, and drywall job began in Jan., however Clayton has not yet finished the licensing course, state officials declared.
Clayton’s new license application is still on hold until fines are paid or until a call is heard. Pinnacle may face directorial action for constricting with a subcontractor who is not licensed yet in the state, officials found.