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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.
Student satellite successfully launched

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Student satellite successfully launched

A satellite built by Irvine students launched into space on Sunday. The 2.3-pound, solar-powered satellite, called a CubeSat, is about twice the size of a Rubik’s Cube.

America’s safest city for 13 years

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America’s safest city for 13 years

There’s good reason why Irvine is synonymous with safety. For the 13th straight year, FBI statistics rank Irvine as the safest city of its size in America.

26-acre Portola Springs Park opening soon

Community

26-acre Portola Springs Park opening soon

A new 26-acre community park is coming to Portola Springs with soccer fields, softball fields, tennis courts, pickleball courts and a sand volleyball court.

Irvine test scores ranked second in state

Education

Irvine test scores ranked second in state

The Irvine Unified School District was ranked second highest in California for the percentage of students who met or exceeded standards in both English and math.

Irvine’s top Chefs share their avocado recipes

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Irvine’s top Chefs share their avocado recipes

America’s appetite for avocados just keeps growing. This year, we’ll eat more than 2.5 billion pounds of the creamy fruit (yes, it’s a fruit) on toast, sandwiches, salads and chips.

Irvine’s best brunch spots

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Irvine’s best brunch spots

It’s Sunday morning, and all over Irvine stomachs are growling. But not all brunch lovers are hungry for the same thing.