Lexington Homes Ltd. (“LHL”) and Jaspal Mangat (“J. Mangat”), 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 period of, or about, March 31, 2018, and July 23, 2018, regarding a new home in Burnaby, B.C. (the “New Home”). On July 23, 2018, BCH issued Compliance Order 18-0053 to LHL and J. Mangat directing that LHL and J. Mangat:
- immediately cease carrying on the business of a residential builder as defined in the Act, and cease construction activities on the New Home; and
- prior to resuming construction on the New Home, provide BCH Compliance Department with proof that the New Home is being built by a Licensed Residential Builder pursuant to section 14(1) of the Act.
LHL and J. Mangat were directed to comply with Compliance Order 18-0053 by August 31, 2018. Complied.