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 World Town Planning Day - Celebrating the Profession
Join us on Saturday November 8th, 2014 - in recognition of World Town Planning Day - for this gala celebration and recognition of the... > read more
PIBC 2015 Annual Conference - Call for Program Proposals (Now Open!)
Join Us! PIBC 2015 – Seattle – Beyond Borders – the annual conference of the Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC) – will be held April 16th... > read more

Latest Jobs

Peace River Regional District – North Peace Fringe Area Official Community Plan
Request for Proposals - North Peace Fringe Area Official Community Plan The Peace River Regional District is seeking proposals from a suitably qualified consultant to prepare a new Official Community Plan... > read more
District of Saanich – Senior Planner – Current Planning
SENIOR PLANNER – Current Planning - Regular Full Time Position The District of Saanich is one of the four core municipalities within the Capital Regional District. The community is home to 114,000... > read more