On March 27, 2019, pursuant to s. 28.3(1)(a) of the Homeowner Protection Act (the “Act”) and s. 20.1(2)(b) of the Homeowner Protection Act Regulation (the “Regulations”), YCG Contracting (“YCG”), Yolannda Georgeson (“Y. Georgeson”) and Christopher Wayne Georgeson (“C. Georgeson”) were issued a monetary penalty, jointly and severely, in a single amount of $7,000. This Monetary Penalty was issued for the following reasons:
- YCG, Y. Georgeson and C. Georgeson, contrary to s. 14(1) of the Act, conducted the business of a residential builder with respect to a new home in Vernon, BC, between the period of, or about, March 10, 2018 and October 21, 2018, without any of them being a BC Housing Licensed Residential Builder; and
- The contravention of the Act by YCG, Y. Georgeson and C. Georgeson makes YCG, Y. Georgeson and C. Georgeson subject to a monetary penalty pursuant to s. 28.3(1)(a) of the Act and s. 20.1(2)(b) of the Regulations.