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

Planning West Magazine - Request for Proposals
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PIBC Announces Winners of 2016 Awards for Excellence in Planning and Individual Achievement
The Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC) is excited to announce the winners of its annual Awards for Excellence in Planning and Individual... > read more

Latest Jobs

City of Vancouver – Planner II & Planner III - Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation
The City of Vancouver is striving to become the greenest city in the world by 2020 and we are proud to be one of Canada's Top 100 Employers, BC's Top Employers, Canada's Best Diversity Employers, and one of... > read more
City of Coquitlam – Planner Analyst - Community Planning
Coquitlam is home to over 141,000 people and is a vibrant, regional urban centre. We are committed to carefully managing the City's future while continuing to deliver the highest level of service to the... > read more