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What is the Irvine Master Plan?

The Irvine Master Plan is founded on several core principles that create a balance between developed areas and open space.

 

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City of Villages

The Master Plan is built around distinct villages, with schools, shopping facilities and parks within walking distance.

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World-Class Schools

The Master Plan placed a major university, UCI, in the heart of the City, and neighborhood schools are in close proximity to the families they serve.

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Abundant Parks & Open Space

The Master Plan resulted in one-third of the City being set aside for open space, parks and trails because land preservation was required for development of nearby property.

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Enterprising Business Districts

Irvine’s Master Plan envisioned a vibrant business sector offering high-quality local jobs located along major transportation routes, and not in the midst of primary residential areas.

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Local Retail Hubs

Local neighborhood shopping centers are conveniently located throughout Irvine and generate a huge amount of tax revenues, which helps to fund the City’s first-class police department.

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Transportation Mix

The Irvine Master Plan places a priority on completing roads and other infrastructure, such as sewer and recycled-water systems, ahead of the developments they will serve.

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Environmental Stewardship

Irvine’s decades-long commitment to pioneering environmental programs and sustainable measures has positioned the city as a national leader in efforts to conserve natural resources and protect the environment.

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Safe Communities

Tax revenues from retail centers fully fund a modern and community-oriented police department. As a result, Irvine has consistently ranked America’s safest city.
Surf industry stoked to be in Irvine

Business

Surf industry stoked to be in Irvine

‘The proximity to SoCal’s famous surfing breaks, coupled with its world-class business centers, puts Irvine in the heart of the global surf apparel industry.’

Bike, run or hike from Irvine to the beach

Outdoors

Bike, run or hike from Irvine to the beach

Journey through the open space preserve between Irvine and Crystal Cove State Park during a special Wilderness Access Day event hosted by the city of Irvine and Irvine Ranch Conservancy on July 20.

A great California adventure

Outdoors

A great California adventure

Among Irvine’s 268 parks and expansive open space preserves, the Jeffrey Open Space Trail is a special place that almost defies classification.

Irvine just got sweeter

Community

Irvine just got sweeter

Famed chocolatier See’s Candies has opened its first year-round shop in Irvine.

Summertime fun!

Things to Do

Summertime fun!

Four great activities to celebrate the season.

Camps for champs

News

Camps for champs

This summer, UCI sports camps offer kids access to top college athletes and coaches to improve their skills.