Keith Lasser (“Lasser”) dba Keith Lasser Construction, contrary to section 14(1) of the Homeowner Protection Act (the “Act”), commenced/ continued construction on a new home in Celista, BC (the “New Home”), during the periods of April 2, 2013, and March 21, 2014, without being a Homeowner Protection Office (“HPO”) Licensed Residential Builder (“LRB”). On March 21, 2014, the HPO issued Compliance Order 14-0024 to Lasser directing that Lasser:
- immediately cease carrying on the business of a residential builder as defined in the Act; or
- immediately apply for and become an HPO LRB pursuant to section 14 of the Act.
Lasser was directed to comply with Compliance Order 14-0024 by April 25, 2014. Complied.