Enforcement Action
Compliance Order
Issue Date

Kathleen Alexandra Dyck (“Dyck”), contrary to sections 14(1) and 22(1) of the Homeowner Protection Act (the “Act”), commenced or caused to have commenced construction on a new home in Winlaw, B.C. (the “New Home”), sometime prior to October 8, 2014, without being a Homeowner Protection Office (“HPO”) Licensed Residential Builder (“LRB”) and without the New Home being registered for coverage by home warranty insurance provided by a warranty provider. On February 4, 2015, the HPO issued Compliance Order 15-0007 to Dyck directing that Dyck immediately:

  • apply for and become an HPO LRB pursuant to section 14(1) of the Act and register the New Home for coverage by home warranty insurance provided by a warranty provider pursuant to section 22(1) of the Act;
  • provide the HPO with proof that the New Home is being built by an HPO LRB and is enrolled in a policy of home warranty insurance pursuant to section 22 of the Act;
  • apply for, and be issued, an Owner Builder Authorization for the New Home pursuant to section 20(1) of the Act and section 4.1(2) of the Homeowner Protection Act Regulation; or
  • Provide the HPO evidence that the New Home is not a residential dwelling unit and does not meet the definition of a “new home” under the Act and Regulations.

Dyck was directed to comply with Compliance Order 15-0007 by March 13, 2015.