Enforcement Action: Compliance OrderIssue Date: July 22, 2020
Christopher Douglas Godin (“Godin”) and Godin Contracting Ltd. (“GCL”), contrary to section 14(1) of the Homeowner Protection Act (the “Act”), conducted the business of a residential builder without being a BC Housing (“BCH”) Licensed Residential Builder (“LRB”) between the period of, or about, July 30, 2019, and February 2020, regarding a new home in Oliver, BC (the “New Home”). On July 22, 2020, BCH issued Compliance Order 20-2020 to Godin and GCL directing that Godin and GCL:
- cease carrying on the business of a residential builder as defined in the Act, and cease construction activities on the New Home;
- immediately cease all signage, marketing and other publications that imply, suggest or hold out in any manner that either Godin or GCL is a LRB; and
- immediately apply for and become a BCH LRB pursuant to section 14(1) of the Act.
Godin and GCL were directed to comply with Compliance Order 20-0020 by August 28, 2020.