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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.
Come out and play

Things to Do

Come out and play

From Mardi Gras revelry to ice skating at the new Ducks practice facility.

Eat to the Latin beat at Cha Cha’s

Dining

Eat to the Latin beat at Cha Cha’s

The modern and inviting restaurant at The Market Place in Irvine is known for live Latin music, bold cuisine and its extended happy hour.

Irvine Co. partners with local schools

Education

Irvine Co. partners with local schools

For the thirteenth straight year, Irvine Company has contributed significantly to the Irvine Unified School District for its Excellence in Education Enrichment program.

5 tips to find the right college

Education

5 tips to find the right college

Students throughout Irvine are beginning their college search. Irvine Standard spoke with experts to assemble these five tips for finding the right university.

UCI Research Park taps STEM talent

Business

UCI Research Park taps STEM talent

The 185-acre UCI Research Park connects high-tech businesses with one of the nation’s top research universities and its faculty, students and STEM graduates.

Urban Plates for lunch therapy

Dining

Urban Plates for lunch therapy

The steaks are grass-fed. The chicken is free-range. The fish is pole caught. But it’s what Urban Plates does with these ingredients that is special.

Police cars get a new look

Getting Around

Police cars get a new look

Racing stripes are long gone, but there’s one holdover from the city’s first police cars.