The documents indicate there were no safety issues for employees. But those documents are also expired.
"We will pursue this and get them to complete it," said Jeffery Lykins, a department employee.
Lykins says it wasn't 38 Studios' responsibility to file for a certificate of occupancy but rather the contractor's.
"I'm sure it slipped someone's mind," he said. "Not a great thing, but at the same time there were no safety issues. The building had been thoroughly checked out. We wouldn't have given them a temporary if there were any safety issues with the building."
A Nappa Construction representative told WPRI 12 the company is working with the fire department to get a permanent certificate of occupancy.
City officials say they are working to update their systems so that a six-story office building can't be open without a certificate of occupancy again.
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