Shanne Clinton Bushey (“Bushey”) and Raelene Adrienne Vandenbosch (“Vandenbosch”), contrary to section 22(1) of the Homeowner Protection Act (the “Act”), built a new coach home in Squamish, B.C. (the “New Home”), between September 30, 2011, and November 9, 2012, without the New Home being registered for coverage by home warranty insurance provided by a warranty provider. On February 13, 2014, Compliance Order 14-0003 was issued by the Homeowner Protection Office (“HPO”) to Bushey and Vandenbosch, directing that Bushey and Vandenbosch:
- apply for and become an HPO Licensed Residential Builder 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 enrolled in a policy of home warranty insurance pursuant to section 22 of the Act; or
- If Vandenbosch meets the eligibility requirements, Vandenbosch may 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, and fulfil the requirements of being an owner builder.
Bushey and Vanderbosch were directed to comply with Compliance Order 14-0003 by March 21, 2014. Complied.