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.

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.... > 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
PIBC South Coast Chapter – Chapter AGM and Holiday Social
December 6, 2017 - 5:30pm - 9:30pm
  Join the PIBC South Coast Chapter for its AGM and annual Holiday Social. Come and celebrate the end to another successful year, hear about past and upcoming events, and catch up with colleagues and friends. This event is free to... > read more
PIBC SCC & Vancouver Public Space Network – World Town Planning Day Film Night at the Rio!!
November 9, 2017 - 6:00pm - 9:30pm
WTPD 2017 - The Infinite Happiness: Film Screening And Panel Discussion Night World Town Planning Day (WTPD) is an international day celebrating the accomplishments of professional planners and their contributions to their communities. On... > read more
PIBC South Coast Chapter – Sea-to-Sky Road Trip
September 15, 2017 - 1:00pm - 7:30pm
Feel like you need to go on a road trip this summer? Join PIBC's South Coast Chapter for some learning and libations! • When: Friday, September 15, 2017• Time: 1:00-7:30 PM Please RSVP by September 12, 2017.  To Register:  http... > read more
Association of Consulting Engineering Companies BC & Planning Institute of BC South Coast Chapter – ACEC-BC and PIBC SCC YP Networking Mixer
April 20, 2017 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Hello fellow Young Professionals! The annual Association of Consulting Engineering Companies BC and Planning Institute of BC South Coast Chapter Young Professionals Mixer is locked in for Thursday 20th April 2017. This year we're adding... > read more
PIBC South Coast Chapter – Spring is a Brewing! South Coast Chapter Social - SOLD OUT
March 31, 2017 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Back by popular demand, the PIBC South Coast Chapter presents “Spring is a Brewing!”, a 2nd chance to look at planning for microbreweries. This time, we invite you to join us at Moody Ales for a look at the opportunity, challenges, and... > read more
PIBC South Coast Chapter – Land-Use and Asset Management: The Sustainability Connection
February 22, 2017 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
Please join the South Coast Chapter for a Collaborative Workshop for Professional Planners, Engineers & Financial Officers.     Who: Professional Planners and Engineers, and Financial Officers When: Wednesday, February 22,... > read more
PIBC South Coast Chapter – Planning and CMHC: What's new with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation?
February 9, 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Please join the South Coast Chapter and CMHC for presentations and a lively discussion on timely and topical questions about affordable housing, featuring the following speakers:  Lance Jakubec-  Provides creative funding... > read more