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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.
Sustainable gardening

Mar 30, 2020

Sustainable gardening

Beautify your own open spaces by planting succulents and other water-wise plants.

A beautiful canvas

Mar 2, 2020

A beautiful canvas

Plein-air painters capture the beauty of The Irvine Ranch’s 57,500 acres of preserved open space.

Our famous Girl Scout

Mar 2, 2020

Our famous Girl Scout

Trinity Brewer of Irvine Troop 157 appears on the front of millions of Thin Mints boxes.

Irvine Co. donates $2 million to IUSD

Mar 3, 2020

Irvine Co. donates $2 million to IUSD

Irvine Company recently presented its 14th annual $2 million check to the Irvine Unified Schools District for its Excellence in Education Enrichment pProgram.

Irvine ranked No.1 in fiscal strength

Mar 2, 2020

Irvine ranked No.1 in fiscal strength

For the fourth straight year, Irvine has been ranked No. 1 in fiscal strength among America’s most populous cities by Truth in Accounting, a nonprofit organization that analyzes government finances.

The master of innovation

Mar 2, 2020

The master of innovation

Richard Sudek, executive director of UCI’s Applied Innovation, discusses the latest innovations in lasers, knee surgery and robots – all happening in Irvine.

Hurry to Curry Up Now

Mar 2, 2020

Hurry to Curry Up Now

The modern, fast-casual Indian food restaurant Curry Up Now has chosen Irvine Spectrum Center for its first Southern California location.

City’s future looks bright

Mar 2, 2020

City’s future looks bright

Irvine Mayor Christina Shea promised to expand upon the city’s successful green initiatives during her annual State of the City address on Feb. 25 at the Irvine Civic Center.