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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.
Trail guide describes her love for the land

Outdoors

Trail guide describes her love for the land

Vicki Billings is a volunteer with the Irvine Ranch Conservancy (IRC), which offers hikes and other programs on much of the 57,000 acres of open space on the Irvine Ranch.

Irvine public schools get $270 million makeover

Education

Irvine public schools get $270 million makeover

Irvine public schools are in the midst of a $270 million makeover to ensure all students, not just those in newer neighborhoods, have access to the latest learning tools and environment.

Explore Irvine’s Top Pizza Locations

Best Of Irvine Dining

Explore Irvine’s Top Pizza Locations

Sometimes the best pizza is whatever can arrive within 10 minutes of the soccer team landing at your house. But when you want a crispy crust, pillowy cheese and toppings more exotic than pepperoni, try one of these.

Athlete Spotlight

Community Sports

Athlete Spotlight

Jared Ayvazian, an offensive lineman and linebacker, is one of the leaders of the Woodbridge football team, which is expected to contend for the Pacific Coast League title.

Leave your car at home

Getting Around

Leave your car at home

The hundreds of companies that call Irvine Spectrum home will kick off the annual Rideshare Week on Oct. 1 to encourage their employees to leave their cars at home.