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

Register Today! PIBC 2015 Annual Conference - Beyond Borders
Register Now & Join Us! Join us in Seattle Washington, for the 2015 PIBC Annual Conference - Beyond Borders - presented with the support of... > read more
PIBC AGM & Council Elections - Nominations
In accordance with the bylaws of the Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC) the 2015 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Thursday,... > read more

Latest Jobs

City of New Westminster – Planning Assistant 2 (Maternity Leave)
The Development Services Department requires a Planning Assistant to perform a variety of support duties in a team environment. Our successful candidate will provide technical and administrative support to the... > read more
Regional District of Nanaimo – Senior Planner
Regional District of Nanaimo Employment OpportunitySENIOR PLANNER(Permanent Full Time Position)External Posting The Regional District of Nanaimo has an employment opportunity for a Senior Planner in its Long... > read more