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

Fall 2015 PIBC Membership Exam Course - Registration Now Open!
Attention PIBC Candidate members who are required to write the Written Exam (Exam B) for Certified membership and Registered Professional Planner... > read more
PIBC Update to Members Regarding CIP Announcement
Additional Update from CIP - July 8, 2015: CIP has provided a page on its website - CIP Reboots - to provide members with additional background... > read more

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City of Edmonton – Director, Housing Implementation
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City of Edmonton – Director, Safety Code Permits and Inspections
Director, Safety Code Permits and Inspections
 Job Number: 23870 Recognized as one of Alberta’s Top 70 Employers in 2015, one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers as well as the recent recipient of Canada’s... > read more