Welcome to the Planning Institute of British Columbia!

The Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC) is the professional association of planners in British Columbia and the Yukon. PIBC is the westernmost affiliate of the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) – the national association.

Professional members of PIBC are forward thinking individuals who work in both the public and private sectors, in many different fields of planning – including land-use and development, municipal and regional planning, resource and environmental management, policy planning and law, heritage conservation, transportation planning, economic development, urban design, and more…

Fully qualified professional, or Certified members, of PIBC in good standing have the exclusive right and privilege to utilize the professional title 'Registered Professional Planner' and designation 'RPP' in British Columbia. They may also use the designation 'MCIP' to indicate their professional status nationally with the Canadian Institute of Planners.

Professional planners use their knowledge, skills and experience to help shape more livable, sustainable communities and environments.

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Institute News

PIBC 2014 Annual General Meeting (AGM) - (Wed. May 14, 2014, Vancouver)
In accordance with the bylaws of the Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC), Members are hereby notified of the upcoming 2014 Annual General... > read more
2014 PIBC Annual Conference - 2014 BC Land Summit: Collaborations & Connections - Registration Now Open!
The 2014 PIBC conference will be the 2014 BC Land Summit - Collaborations & Connections... and we want you to join us and be a part of it!... > read more

Latest Jobs

Municipality of North Cowichan – Development Planner
Development Planner – Level 1-3 (Full Time) External Posting Development Services Department $34.16-$38.44/hr (2014 rate) Competition No. 2014-09 The Municipality of North Cowichan is (population 30,000)... > read more
Langara College – Instructor, Applied Planning
Temporary Part-Time Department/Program: Applied Planning Description of Position:  Langara College has offered an Applied Planning program since 2002.  Following a program review in 2012,... > read more