Enforcement Action: Compliance OrderIssue Date: June 9, 2009
William Bland ("Bland") and Lucas DeCicco ("DeCicco"), contrary to sections 14(1) and 22(1) of the Homeowner Protection Act (the "Act") built two new homes near Shawnigan Lake, B.C., (the "New Homes") during the period of November 2007 to August 2008 without being a Homeowner Protection Office ("HPO") Licensed Residential Builder ("LRB") and without the New Homes being covered with home warranty insurance. On June 9, 2009, Compliance Order 09-0009 was issued by the HPO to Bland and DeCicco directing they cease carrying on the business of a residential builder as defined in the Act and that they become an HPO LRB and obtain home warranty insurance for the New Homes. Amended Compliance Order 09-0009-1 dated September 24, 2009, was issued by the HPO to Bland and DeCicco providing a new date by which compliance was directed to be achieved. All other directions in Compliance Order 09-0009 remained unchanged in Amended Compliance Order 09-0009-1.