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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.
Exploring Bommer Canyon

Sep 1, 2020

Exploring Bommer Canyon

It’s a great time to observe wildlife in Bommer Canyon, from the acorn woodpecker to the cactus wren.

Irvine’s very own astronaut

Sep 1, 2020

Irvine’s very own astronaut

Former UC Irvine student Tracy Caldwell Dyson is a veteran of two NASA missions and a candidate for a moon landing in 2024.

Ahead of the digital curve

Sep 2, 2020

Ahead of the digital curve

IUSD music students are using an online recording studio that lets them compose, record and collaborate together.

Leading the race for a vaccine

Sep 2, 2020

Leading the race for a vaccine

Health care giant Johnson & Johnson, with offices in Irvine, has announced a $1 billion deal to supply the U.S. government with 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccine.

Drive-in fun at Irvine Spectrum Center

Sep 2, 2020

Drive-in fun at Irvine Spectrum Center

Thousands of families and friends flocked to Irvine Spectrum Center this summer to enjoy hit movies and live stand-up comedy from the comfort of their car.

Funding for OC restaurants

Sep 2, 2020

Funding for OC restaurants

If you have favorite restaurants in town, encourage them to apply for a new $1,000 grant program.