Zheng (Tony) Liu (“Z. Liu”), 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, November 20, 2017, and May 8, 2018, regarding a new home in Vancouver, B.C. (the “New Home”). On May 8, 2018, BCH issued Compliance Order 18-0029 to Z. Liu directing that Z. Liu:
- 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.
Z. Liu was directed to comply with Compliance Order 18-0029 by June 8, 2018. Complied.