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 2015 Membership Online Renewal Info
Attention PIBC members - it's that time of year again. 2015 membership renewals are being issued. Membership renewals and annual fee payments will be... > read more
PIBC Holiday Hours
PIBC HOLIDAY HOURS Dec. 20th - Jan. 2nd The PIBC Office will be closed for the holidays from Dec. 20th, 2014 to Jan. 4th, 2015 inclusive. We will... > read more

Latest Jobs

Cowichan Valley Regional District – Planning Assistant (Summer Student - Temporary Position)
The CVRD Community and Regional Planning Division is seeking a temporary (student) Planning Assistant for the summer of 2015. Reporting to the Manager, Community and Regional Planning, the Planning... > read more
Metro Vancouver – Division Manager, Electoral Area & Environment
Join us in our commitment to provide services and solutions to one of the world’s most liveable regions. We deliver service excellence in the areas of regional growth planning, air quality, water, liquid and... > read more