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.