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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.
Bass Pro Shops coming to town

May 4, 2022

Bass Pro Shops coming to town

America’s most popular outdoor retailer is coming to Irvine. Bass Pro Shops will open a 140,000-square-foot Outdoor World superstore in the Alton Marketplace by early next year.

Finding a forever community

May 4, 2022

Finding a forever community

Neighbors already are used to seeing new homeowners Dave and Candance Chen out walking with their daughters in the Bluffs of Portola Springs.

Irvine’s famous purple pipes

May 5, 2022

Irvine’s famous purple pipes

Irvine pioneered recycled water in the 1960s. It even invented the purple- colored pipe to distinguish recycled from drinking water supplies.

Twitch opens new office in Irvine

May 4, 2022

Twitch opens new office in Irvine

Twitch, a video game livestreaming service owned by Amazon, will join a growing number of video game companies moving into the new Innovation Office Park.