Enforcement Action: Compliance OrderIssue Date: January 18, 2013
Dean Kenneth Heyland (“Heyland”), contrary to section 14(1) and section 22(1) of the Homeowner Protection Act (the “Act”), built a new home in Denman Island, B.C., (the “New Home”), during the period of, or about, 2009 and 2012, without being a Homeowner Protection Office (“HPO”) Licensed Residential Builder (“LRB”), and without the New Home being covered by a policy of home warranty insurance. On January 18, 2013, the HPO issued Compliance Order 13-0002 to Heyland directing that Heyland:
- apply for, and become, a LRB pursuant to section 14(1) of the Act, and enrol the New Home with home warranty insurance pursuant section 22(1) of the Act; or
- apply for, and be issued, an Owner Builder Authorization (“OBA”) for the New Home on the Property pursuant section 20(1) of the Act and section 4.1(2) of the Homeowner Protection Act Regulations (the “Regulations”), and fulfil the requirements of being an owner builder.
Heyland was directed to comply with Compliance Order 13-0002 by February 22, 2013.