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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.
How Irvine Stays so Green

Master Plan

How Irvine Stays so Green

Recycled water irrigates about 85 percent of public and commercial landscaping within the Irvine Ranch Water District, providing a reliable and sustainable resource. As communities…

The future of farming takes shape

Community

The future of farming takes shape

The city of Irvine is expected to add a showcase of 21st-century agriculture at the Great Park where visitors will get a glimpse into the future of farming and food.

Twilight Hike in the Hills

Outdoors

Twilight Hike in the Hills

“It’s a challenging day for a hike.” That’s what our docent told us before we took off on a 3-mile trek. Indeed, the temperature was…

Traffic relief is coming

Getting Around

Traffic relief is coming

Traffic flow on Irvine’s major roadways is about to improve. These streets already use synchronized lights to keep cars moving, but there’s a hitch. Any…