Advanced Log Homes Ltd. and Jonathan Hessler

Enforcement Action
Monetary Penalty
Issue Date

On December 3, 2019, pursuant to s. 28.3(1)(b) of the Homeowner Protection Act (the “Act”), Advanced Log Homes Ltd. (“ALHL”) and Jonathan Hessler (“Hessler”) were issued a monetary penalty, jointly and severely, in a single amount of $9,200. This Monetary Penalty was issued for the following reasons:

• ALHL and Hessler, contrary to s. 14(1) and s. 22(1) of the Act, constructed a new home in 100 Mile House, BC (the “New Home”) between the period of, or about, September 22, 2015 and April 2016, without being a BC Housing (“BCH”) Licensed Residential Builder (“LRB”) and without the New Home being registered for coverage by home warranty insurance (“HWI”) provided by a warranty provider;
• The contraventions of the Act by ALHL and Hessler are the subject of Compliance Order 17-0042 (the “CO”) issued by BCH on November 15, 2017. The date for complying with the CO was December 5, 2017;
• The CO directed ALHL and Hessler immediately cease carrying on the business of a LRB, immediately apply for and become a LRB pursuant to section 14(1) of the Act, and register the New Home for coverage by HWI provided by a warranty provider pursuant to s.22(1) of the Act; and
• ALHL and Hessler failed to comply with the CO by the requested compliance date.