The City of Irvine was incorporated on December 28, 1971.
Irvine is one of the nation's largest planned urban communities and encompasses more than 65 square miles. Using the City's Strategic Business Plan and the General Plan, the Irvine City Council makes decisions that will:Irvine's noteworthy, present-day status didn't evolve from happenstance. It's the outcome of master planners, and those engaged to institute the plan. Each day, the Irvine City leaders and staff work diligently to ensure a quality environment for the City's future.
- Maintain and enhance Irvine's physical environment that will prevent community deterioration
- Secure a safe community by assuring the right balance between public safety services and prevention strategies
- Encourage economic prosperity by attracting and retaining businesses and sales tax
Promote effective government by assuring that the City organization is flexible, market-based and customer focused in its service delivery
For more than 40 years, residents and businesses have been choosing the City of Irvine because of its dedication to maintaining its reputation as one of the safest, master-planned, business-friendly communities in the country.