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 Annual Conference - Beyond Borders - Thank You!!
Thank You To Everyone Participated in the PIBC 2015 Annual Conference - Beyond Borders! PIBC's 2015 Annual Conference - Beyond Borders - unfolded... > 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

District of North Vancouver – Transportation Planner (1 Year Temporary Opportunity)
Reporting to the Section Manager – Transportation, you will be involved in applying your specialized knowledge and skills in the development and refinement of transportation plans and policies, and in the... > read more
Islands Trust – Regional Planning Manager
If you are an experienced senior land use planner with strong management and leadership skills, in-depth understanding of BC’s planning and regulatory landscape and local government, then we have an offer for... > read more