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 – WTPD 2016 - Movie & Panel Discussion Night: "The Human Scale"
November 8, 2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Join PIBC’s South Coast Chapter for a World Town Planning Day Movie & Panel Discussion Night!(including film screening, panel discussion and Q and A session / Age restriction: 19+). The film that will be shown is "The Human Scale".... > read more
PIBC South Coast Chapter – SOLD OUT - Change is Brewing! The planning, place-making & sustainability of breweries.
September 23, 2016 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join PIBC’s South Coast Chapter for a "behind the scenes" exploration of the planning, placemaking, and sustainability of craft brewing. We will start with a tour of one of Vancouver's newest craft breweries, Luppolo Brewing Company, along... > read more
PIBC South Coast Chapter – Agriculture & Food Security - Enabling the Planning Practitioner
June 16, 2016 - 6:30pm - 8:45pm
Join us! Costs (GST inlcuded): PIBC Members $20, Non-Members $25, Students $15 Cllck here to register! Deadline to register is June 16, 2016 at 11am. The PIBC South Coast Chapter will be exploring the challenges and opportunities facing... > read more
PIBC - South Coast Chapter – New Street Standards for Town Centres
April 21, 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
PIBC South Coast Chapter is hosting a panel discussion on New Street Standards for Town Centres, featuring the Cities of Surrey and Burnaby, among others.   Panelists will highlight some of the most recent work done on... > read more
PIBC - South Coast Chapter & ACEC-BC – Young Professionals Pub Mixer with PIBC & ACEC-BC
April 7, 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
PIBC Pub Mixer with the Young Professionals of the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies As Planners and Engineers often work closely in various fields of planning, the South Coast Chapter of PIBC is giving you the opportunity to... > read more
PIBC - South Coast Chapter – Asset management is your responsibility!
March 30, 2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO LATE SUMMER 2016. DATE TO BE CONFIRMED.   Asset management is your responsibility! How planning, engineering, and finance can come together to tackle one of our biggest sustainability challenges.... > read more
PIBC - South Coast Chapter – The PIEVC Protocol Session - Informing Planning
February 25, 2016 - 8:20am - 5:00pm
PIEVC Engineering Protocol Workshop for Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment  Critical infrastructure includes land transportation routes (road, railroads, bridges), buildings, water facilities (reservoirs, dams), marine structures... > read more
PIBC - South Coast Chapter – PIBC South Coast Chapter & BC Cycling Coalition's Complete Streets Forum
January 28, 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
While our collective understanding of complete streets concepts continues to increase in depth and scope, successful implementation often remains a challenge. January's joint PIBC South Coast Chapter and BC Cycling Coalition event will... > read more
PIBC South Coast Chapter – Winter Social and AGM
December 2, 2015 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Greetings South Coast Chapter members, Come raise a glass with planners from across the South Coast!  On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 the PIBC South Coast chapter will be hosting its 2015 Winter Social and Annual General Meeting.... > read more
PIBC South Coast Chapter – Young Planners Social
November 18, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for our YOUNG PLANNERS SOCIAL, a networking event for planning students, those new to the profession, and all planners who are young at heart. Questions? Contact us at   > read more