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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.
Community cares for those who serve

Nov 30, 2022

Community cares for those who serve

The daily effort to make 800 Marines and sailors based at Camp Pendleton, including those with wives and children, feel at home expanded even more this year.

IUSD students lead state in test scores

Nov 30, 2022

IUSD students lead state in test scores

Irvine Unified School District outperformed both California and Orange County averages in state standardized assessment scores for the sixth consecutive year.

Skating under the stars

Nov 30, 2022

Skating under the stars

Never mind the year-round sunshine. It’s time to pull out your furry earmuffs and wooly mittens because Irvine Spectrum Center’s ice rink is open for business, signaling that the holiday season is underway.

Irvine farm feeds those in need

Nov 30, 2022

Irvine farm feeds those in need

Second Harvest Food Bank, with its bustling Irvine distribution facility and new use of an Irvine farm, distributes food to its 330 countywide partners and programs.

EV shuttles designed here at home

Nov 30, 2022

EV shuttles designed here at home

Irvine-based Karma Automotive has begun offering a service to convert existing commercial vans and buses into electric vehicles, allowing customers to save money and go green.

Join the fun with Holidayz at the Park

Nov 30, 2022

Join the fun with Holidayz at the Park

Celebrate the holidays at the city’s monthlong winter celebration at the Great Park, transformed into a winterscape with holiday-themed art, music and decorations.