Landcraft Homes Ltd. (“LHL”), Harjit Sandhu (“Sandhu”), and Terjinder Chung (“Chung”), 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, December 31, 2017, and March 16, 2018, with respect to four new homes in Richmond, BC, two new homes in Vancouver, B.C., and one new home in New Westminster, BC (collectively, the “New Homes”). On March 16, 2018, BCH issued Compliance Order 18-0024 to LHL, Sandhu and Chung directing that LHL, Sandhu and Chung:
- immediately cease carrying on the business of a residential builder as defined in the Act, and cease construction activities on the New Homes; and
- prior to resuming construction on any of the New Homes, provide BCH Compliance Department with proof that each of the News Homes is being built by a Licensed Residential Builder pursuant to section 14(1) of the Act.
LHL, Sandhu and Chung were ordered to comply with Compliance Order 18-0024 by April 13, 2018. Complied.