Palmer Yachts Ltd. and Paul Clifford Palmer

Enforcement Action
Compliance Order
Issue Date

Palmer Yachts Ltd. (“PYL”) and Paul Clifford Palmer (“Palmer”), contrary to section 14(1) of the Homeowner Protection Act (the “Act”), conducted the business of a residential builder without a valid Residential Builder Licence between the dates of, or about, April 22, 2015, and April 22, 2015, regarding 3 new and never occupied homes in Richmond, B.C. (the “New Homes”). On August 28, 2015, a BC Housing Compliance Investigator issued Compliance Order 15-0031 to PYL and Palmer, directing that PYL and Palmer:

  • cease carrying on the business of a residential builder as defined in the Act;
  • immediately apply for and become a Licensed Residential Builder pursuant to section 14(1) of the Act; and
  • cease the above noted activities until such time as PYL is issued a Residential Builder Licence pursuant to section 14 of the Act.

PYL and Palmer were directed to comply with Compliance Order 15-0031 by September 18, 2015.