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 2016 Annual Conference - Kelowna - Thank You! See You in Prince George!
Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in PIBC's 2016 Annual Conference - Planning Unfiltered - May 10-13, 2016, at the Delta Grand... > read more
PIBC 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) - Thank You!
Thank you to all the members who attened the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC), which took place:... > read more

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City of Kamloops – Planner
The City of Kamloops is currently looking for a qualified Planner to join our team.  We are focused on creating the highest levels of service excellence, based on an organization-wide community culture... > read more
The Corporation of the City of North Vancouver – Transportation Demand Management Coordinator
The Engineering, Parks & Environment Department requires an auxiliary Transportation Demand Management Coordinator.  With your proven commitment to sustainability, you will advance projects to support... > read more