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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PIBC 2016 Annual Conference - Registration Closes Next Week! Register By May 4th & Save!
Don't miss out - be sure to join us! PIBC's 2016 Annual Conference - Planning Unfiltered - will be taking place May 10-13, 2016, at the Delta Grand... > read more
PIBC 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) - Notice To Members
Notice is hereby given to all members in good standing that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC)... > read more

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University of British Columbia – Program and Policy Planner, Community Development
Job summary: The Program and Policy Planner, Community Development position requires strong project management skills and is primarily responsible for SEEDS project management and developing and implementing... > read more
City of Campbell River – Community Energy Program Advisor - Term Position
Vancouver Island is one of Canada’s most enviable locations and Campbell River is ideally situated to take advantage of the best the island has to offer. With a moderate climate, spectacular scenery and year-... > read more