G.A. Construction Ltd. (“GACL”), Guvinder Aujla (“G. Aujla”), and Dalbir Aujla (“D. Aujla”), contrary to section 14(1) of the Homeowner Protection Act (the “Act”), conducted the business of a residential builder without a valid BC Housing (“BCH”) Residential Builder Licence, between the dates of, or about, August 31, 2017, and March 9, 2018. On March 9, 2018, BCH issued Compliance Order 18-0020 to GACL, G. Aujla and D. Aujla directing that GACL, G. Aujla and D. Aujla:
- immediately cease carrying on the business of a residential builder as defined in the Act, and cease construction activities on two new homes in Richmond, BC (collectively, the “New Homes”); and
- prior to resuming construction on any of the New Homes, provide BCH Compliance Department with proof that each of the New Homes is being built by a Licensed Residential Builder pursuant to section 14(1) of the Act.
GACL, G. Aujla and D. Aujla were ordered to comply with Compliance Order 18-0020 by March 30, 2018. Complied.