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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.
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Community

Amazin’ deals on Amazon wheels

Get ready for a new way to shop. The Amazon Treasure Truck is rolling into 8 Irvine shopping centers with specials that range from filet…

A Walk in the Park

Outdoors

A Walk in the Park

Irvine’s 260+ parks make it one of America’s greenest cities — and they make a walk in the park easy and fun. Use this first-ever comprehensive parks guide to discover them yourself.

‘Open space makes a city great’

Outdoors

‘Open space makes a city great’

On the stunning morning of April 14, residents gathered at Quail Hill to celebrate two open space milestones in Irvine’s long history of preservation.

Burt’s Eye View

Lifestyle

Burt’s Eye View

Nationally known sportscaster Jim Rome, of CBS Sports Radio, has been attending many University High baseball games to see his son, Jake, play for the Trojans. Jake Rome was named to the all-tournament team at the Ryan Lemmon Invitational in April.

Woodbridge to UCI: the joys of biking to work

Getting Around

Woodbridge to UCI: the joys of biking to work

Every day is Bike-To-Work day for Todd McGill, who says his seven mile commute is both energizing and calming. The worst part is cold mornings, he says. The best part is who he picks up after work — and how he picks her up.