Malaysian Institute of Planners (MIP) has since its inception champion and lead progress and change in planning practice, address issues of importance to the planning profession and the public interest and deliver relevant and contemporary benefits and services to its members.
The Malaysian Institute of Planners chartered object is “ to promote the science and art of Town Planning for the benefit of the public” It does this primarily by ensuring the existence of a body of professional planners with the appropriate knowledge, training and skills to promote the advancement of town planning in Malaysia since 1972.
The Malaysian Institute of Planners is a professional institute that is a membership-registered organization. Most of its members are fully qualified professional registered town planners in Malaysia, working as planning officers with various federal, state and local authorities, as town planning consultants, lecturers in universities or as planners for developers and various organisations with significant land banks.
MIP has since its inception champion and lead progress and change in planning practice, address issues of importance to the planning profession and the public interest and deliver relevant and contemporary benefits and services to its members.
Establish and maintain a Register of members of the Institute.
Undertake research, programs and projects and assisting organizations and individuals.
Devise and impose standards of knowledge and skills.
Draw up a guideline on the scale of professional charges.
Disseminate information pertaining to Town Planning.
Establish courses and undertake training programmes.
Assist and advise Government, local authorities, public or private bodies.
Provide facilities for communication and interchange with other professional associations.
Carry out any other activity incidental to its function and objectives.
Honorary Fellow Members shall be distinguished or eminent persons whose membership of the Pertubuhan shall in the opinion of the Council add prestige to or advance the interest of the Pertubuhan and shall continue to be Honorary Fellow Members at the pleasure of the Council.
Fellow Members shall in the opinion of the Council be persons of outstanding merit and have made significant contributions to the Town Planning profession in Malaysia.
Corporate Members shall be persons that have at least 2 (two) years approved post graduate experience and who has been a Graduate Member of the Pertubuhan for at least 1 (one) calendar year prior to their election as a Corporate Member. Approved experience shall be as defined by the Council from time to time.
Graduate Members shall be persons holding recognized qualifications in Town Planning which in the opinion of the Council are acceptable for eventual Corporate Membership of The Pertubuhan.
Student Members shall be persons who are undergoing a course of studies for a degree or diploma in Town Planning at a University or center of higher learning or persons working and studying towards becoming a Town Planner.
The Associate Member shall be an individual person belonging to a profession allied to the practice of town planning which in the opinion of the Council is acceptable.