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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.
Spectrum Center named tops in OC

Nov 8, 2022

Spectrum Center named tops in OC

Orange County Register readers have named Spectrum Center the No. 1 destination in the county for shopping and dining.

Woodbridge named Blue Ribbon School

Nov 8, 2022

Woodbridge named Blue Ribbon School

The U.S. Department of Education has named Woodbridge High a Blue Ribbon School, a designation that is regarded as the highest academic honor in the nation.

A pioneer in Master Planning

Nov 9, 2022

A pioneer in Master Planning

Alberto Treviño Jr., one of the original planners who helped create the city of Irvine from scratch, died Sept. 29 at his home in Laguna Beach.

Popular eyewear brand opens

Nov 8, 2022

Popular eyewear brand opens

Warby Parker, known as the world’s first e-commerce eyeglasses brand, has opened a storefront at Irvine Spectrum Center.

Thousands of opportunities

Nov 10, 2022

Thousands of opportunities

Irvine’s health care ecosystem delivers lots of quality jobs, including Elizabeth Chiu’s first.