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 - Call for Program Proposals (Now Open!)
Join Us! PIBC 2015 – Seattle – Beyond Borders – the annual conference of the Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC) – will be held April 16th... > read more
PIBC 2014 World Town Planning Day - Celebrating the Profession
Join us on Saturday November 8th, 2014 - in recognition of World Town Planning Day - for this gala celebration and recognition of the... > read more

Latest Jobs

Heiltsuk Nation – Planning Manager
About the Organization The Heiltsuk Nation is a First Nations government in the Central Coast region of British Columbia in the community of Bella Bella. The present-day Heiltsuk (formerly the Bella Bella) are... > read more
Westbank First Nation – Director of Development Services #14-49
Reporting to the Director of Operations, and as a key member of the senior management team, the Director of Development Services will manage, support and provide direction and leadership to the team leaders of... > read more