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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.
New technologies keep traffic flowing on Irvine streets

Oct 4, 2021

New technologies keep traffic flowing on Irvine streets

Few cities have 80% of their traffic signals synchronized. Or a fully staffed traffic management center. Or traffic signals that employ artificial intelligence. In Irvine, these are all innovations used to keep things moving.

New farm dedicated to Second Harvest

Oct 4, 2021

New farm dedicated to Second Harvest

Volunteers recently helped plant the first 26,000 cabbages at the 45-acre farm, which is projected to supply more than a half-million pounds of fresh vegetables each month to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County.

Behold, the great flying pumpkins of Irvine

Oct 4, 2021

Behold, the great flying pumpkins of Irvine

Look up while visiting Tanaka Farms, and you might see a plump squash sailing through the air. Your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you. It’s the Pumpkin Cannon, and it’s become a must-see fall event.

The county’s leading rusher

Oct 4, 2021

The county’s leading rusher

In six games, Portola High running back Nova Kebeli has rushed for over 1,000 yards to lead the county in rushing and the Bulldogs to a 6-0 record.

Irvine’s legendary Chef Zov

Oct 4, 2021

Irvine’s legendary Chef Zov

Zov Karamardian, owner of Zov’s Irvine at Orchard Hills Shopping Center, describes the humble beginnings of her 34-year career as one of Orange County’s premier chefs.

Residents get electric experience

Oct 4, 2021

Residents get electric experience

On Sept. 18, Irvine hosted North America’s largest e-mobility festival, showcasing the latest technologies in electric vehicles.

Tech guru lands at UCI

Oct 4, 2021

Tech guru lands at UCI

Errol Arkilic was recently named head of UCI Beall Applied Innovation – the university’s own incubator for tech startups.