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 - Online Registration Now Open!
Register Early and Save!  Join us in Seattle Washington, for the 2015 PIBC Annual Conference - Beyond Borders. The upcoming two-day conference... > read more
Environment Canada - Consultation on SARA Listing Process for Terrestrial Species 2014 and 2015
Environment Canada is committed to working with interested parties to ensure the protection of species at risk and their critical habitats and is... > read more

Latest Jobs

Tlicho Government – Land Use Planner
The Land Use Planner is responsible for: the implementation of the Tlicho Land Use Plan; administration of land use issues; conducting technical assessments of land and water use submissions; reviews for... > read more
Port Metro Vancouver – Various Planning Positions
Want to work in an exciting environment with some of the most talented people in Canada? Join our team and connect with your potential! Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) is Canada’s largest and most diversified port... > read more