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 AGM & Council Elections - Important Update!
PIBC Council Election Update! In accordance with the bylaws of the Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC) the 2015 Annual General Meeting (AGM... > read more
In Memoriam - Dr. Ira Robinson FCIP (1924-2015)
It is with great sadness that the Institute acknowledges the passing of Dr. Ira Robinson FCIP (Ret.) on April 28, 2015, in Victoria. Dr. Robinson... > read more

Latest Jobs

Westbank First Nation – Planner
The Planner reports directly to the Senior Planner and performs a variety of professional and technical level duties in the field of current and long-range planning, and to provide information and assistance... > read more
Islands Trust – Regional Planning Manager
REGIONAL PLANNING MANAGERBUSINESS LEADERSHIP – Excluded Position Salary Range: $83,597 - $92,885 annuallyFull-timeLocation:  Gabriola IslandCompetition # 26293Closing Date: June 12, 2015 @ 4:00pm ... > read more