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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.
Irvine: A national role model

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Irvine: A national role model

Irvine provides a solution for transportation, energy and diversity issues bedeviling the country. The master-planned city represents the modern version of a 19th-century garden city – a largely self-contained and environmentally sustainable community.

Remove turf to save water and money

Aug 1, 2022

Remove turf to save water and money

Water continues to be a precious resource in California. If you are interested in conserving it while inspiring others to do the same, removing your grass is one of your best options.

10 ways to enjoy August in Irvine

Aug 1, 2022

10 ways to enjoy August in Irvine

1. Rams Training Camp Register to watch the Los Angeles Rams prepare for their upcoming season. Eleven practices are open to the public. The fan…

Newest Bren Professor brings star power to NASA

Aug 1, 2022

Newest Bren Professor brings star power to NASA

Planetary scientist Laurie Leshin, the new director of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, says she’s “thrilled and humbled” to be back in America’s leading hub for space travel and innovation.

H Mart to open at Westpark Plaza

Aug 1, 2022

H Mart to open at Westpark Plaza

H Mart, a best-in-class Asian grocery chain, will open a new store this month in Westpark Plaza, located at the intersection of Alton Parkway and Culver Drive.

AMC upgrades Woodbridge theater

Aug 1, 2022

AMC upgrades Woodbridge theater

The AMC Classic theater at Woodbridge Village Center is undergoing major upgrades for reopening later this month.

ITALIAN TRADITION MEETS CALIFORNIA EXPRESSION

Aug 2, 2022

ITALIAN TRADITION MEETS CALIFORNIA EXPRESSION

When Cucina Enoteca opened in Irvine Spectrum Center in 2012, it was transformative, delivering a different flavor and experience – from its cuisine to its decor to its in-house wine shop.