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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.
Angelina’s authentic holiday tradition

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Angelina’s authentic holiday tradition

Angelina’s Pizzeria Napoletana at Los Olivos Marketplace is decked out for the season and offers a festive, family-oriented, traditional dinner on Christmas Eve.

One family’s housing journey in Irvine

Nov 30, 2021

One family’s housing journey in Irvine

Strong home values in Irvine aren’t just a 2021 trend. Historically, the city outperforms its neighbors by a significant margin, according to recent data from Zonda, a national real estate data firm.

Top picks for your home design

Nov 30, 2021

Top picks for your home design

As interior designers, our firm loves to take holiday decor that extra mile. Here are eight home items we are loving this season that will bring you that extra dose of cheer.

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!

Nov 30, 2021

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!

Nothing says holiday fun like gathering your friends and family and taking in a movie. And this year, the experience will be bigger and better than ever.

Woodbridge plans for new preschool, theater renovation

Nov 30, 2021

Woodbridge plans for new preschool, theater renovation

Woodbridge Village Center’s recent $30 million renovation, which included a new 1-acre plaza with commanding views of North Lake, has attracted new stores, restaurants and services for the community.

Officer promoted to assistant chief

Nov 30, 2021

Officer promoted to assistant chief

Noelle Smiley has taken the helm as assistant chief of the Irvine Police Department, following the promotion of recently sworn-in Chief Michael Kent, who previously held the role.

Migrating birds return to Upper Newport Bay

Nov 30, 2021

Migrating birds return to Upper Newport Bay

Here’s your chance to see up to 35,000 birds in one day. That’s how many migrating birds can fill Upper Newport Bay this time of year as they fly south along the Pacific Flyway.