South Coast Chapter

The Planning Institute of British Columbia South Coast Chapter covers the southwestern coastal mainland of British Columbia – including the Metro Vancouver and Sea-to-Sky regions.

Major cities and towns in the South Coast Chapter area include: Vancouver, Surrey, Richmond, Burnaby, Coquitlam, North Vancouver, Squamish, Whistler, and more…

Contact the South Coast Chapter:

Contact Names: Alex Taylor MCIP, RPP & Karen Kreis MCIP, RPP
Location: Vancouver, BC

And check out the South Coast Chapter Resource Page.


South Coast Chapter Events

Below is a listing of upcoming Chapter events and activities. To view individual event listings, click on the read more link.

South Coast Chapter - Association of Consulting Engineers BC Young Professionals Group (ACEC-BC YPG) – PIBC and ACEC-BC YPG Networking Mixer
April 23, 2019 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Join the ACEC-BC Young Professionals Group and the Planning Insititute of BC - South Coast Chapter  for speed networking and social. The event will be held at the Pint Public House ( 455 Abbott Street), a 5 minute walk from Stadium-... > read more
PIBC South Coast Chapter – Understanding the Why and Then the How of Accessibility
April 4, 2019 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW! Understanding the Why and Then the How of Accessibility   In general, people know that society is working towards equality, inclusion and accessibility for all. However, such terms lose significance when... > read more
BC Recreation and Parks Association – BCRPA Symposium Conference
May 1, 2019 - 9:00am - May 3, 2019 - 1:00pm
Join us at The Fairmont Château Whistler for the province's premiere recreation and parks professional development event of the year! With 3 days of educational sessions, leadership development and networking socials, there are numerous... > read more
PIBC South Coast Chapter – Annual Winter Social
December 6, 2018 - 5:30pm - 10:30pm
Come and join your colleagues and friends for our annual winter social at Toby's Pub & Grill, where we get to celebrate the past year's achievements and stories together. The South Coast Chapter will provide the food, but drinks are on... > read more
PIBC South Coast Chapter – South Coast Chapter Celebrates 60 Years of PIBC
November 16, 2018 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Join us on Friday, November 16th as we celebrate World Town Planning Day and PIBC’s 60th birthday! Hear short stories and vignettes from leading planners and community builders who helped shape the region over the past 60 years. Don't miss... > read more
South Coast & Fraser Valley Chapters – Rising Waters: Floodplain Management in the Lower Mainland
August 1, 2018 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Rising Waters: Floodplain Management in the Lower Mainland Registration is closed. Join colleagues and other professionals to discuss flood management strategies that municipalities and regions across the lower mainland are using... > read more
PIBC South Coast Chapter – Walking Tour: North Vancouver Waterfront / Social Pub Night
July 17, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us for a walking tour of North Vancouver’s rapidly transforming waterfront. Following a 10+ year planning initiative, the City of North Vancouver adopted its Central Waterfront Development Plan in 2014. Implementation of this... > read more
PIBC South Coast Chapter – Bike Sharing in the Metro Region
June 28, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bike Sharing is in its 2nd year in Vancouver. Now how does it get out to the rest of the region! Join PIBC South Coast Chapter and Translink as we host a regional discussion panel and Q&A on bike sharing in the Metro Region. Hosted at... > read more
PIBC - South Coast Chapter – Perspectives on Laneway Homes: Getting Them Approved and Built
February 27, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
The PIBC South Coast Chapter is pleased to host a panel discussion on laneway homes. We all know that laneway homes are a great addition to any city – they are a way to add density without disturbing established neighbourhood character and... > read more
South Coast Chapter – The Second “Everything you wished you knew about Planning, and thank goodness someone told me about THAT” Fail Fair
January 31, 2018 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
The PIBC South Coast Chapter is hosting a Fail Fair – an event that celebrates failure (or great learning) as a mark of innovation and risk-taking.In such a results-oriented work environment, it is easy for a fear of failure to take hold.... > read more