Irvine Business Complex

Irvine Business Complex

Welcome to the Irvine Business Complex (IBC) Home Page.

Here you will find information about the planning processes and activities within the IBC, via the links and updates provided below.

If you are new to the Irvine Business Complex, view information regarding the development process in the IBC (IBC Information Sheet).

  • For general questions about the IBC, please contact the Development Assistance Center at or 949-724-6308.
  • For questions about specific residential projects in process in the IBC, please contact the project manager listed for each project in the “IBC Residential Project List and Unit Count” link below.

Reference Documents

The IBC Vision Plan project was approved by the City Council in July 2010. below are links to the final approved Vision Plan project documents.  For information regarding adoption of the IBC Vision Plan, view the City Council staff report from July 13, 2010 (click on the link to item 4.1 in the agenda document for links to the staff report and attachments). For additional background information, review the City Council Staff report from July 11, 2006, which provides extensive background on the planning process leading to the development of the Vision and Overlay Zoning Code.

IBC Vision Plan Approval Documents

Other Background Documents



The following are links to the Environmental Impact Report certified as part of the approval of the IBC Vision Plan in July 2010.

DRAFT EIR Sections (includes redlines to reflect text and figure changes made in Final EIR)

Table of Contents

1.          Executive Summary
2.          Introduction
3.          Project Description
4.          Environmental Setting         
5.          Environmental Analysis

5.1       Aesthetics          
5.2       Air Quality         
5.3       Biological Resources            
5.4       Cultural Resources     
5.5       Geology and Soils     
5.6       Hazards and Hazardous Materials     
5.7       Hydrology and Water Quality    
5.8       Land Use and Planning    
5.9       Noise     
5.10     Population and Housing    
5.11     Public Services         
5.12     Recreation     
5.13     Transportation and Traffic     
5.14     Utilities and Service Systems            
5.15     Global Climate Change

6.          Significant Unavoidable Adverse Impacts
7.          Alternatives
8.          Impacts Found Not To Be Significant    
9.          Significant Irreversible Changes Due to the Proposed Project
10.        Growth-Inducing Impacts of the Proposed Project           
11.        Organizations and Persons Consulted
12.        Qualifications of Persons Preparing EIR  
13.        Bibliography


A             2007 Initial Study, Notice of Preparation (NOP), and NOP Responses
B             2008 Initial Study, Notice of Preparation (NOP), and NOP Responses
C             Draft General Plan Amendment for IBC Residential Mixed Use Vision Plan
D             Draft Amendments to the Zoning and Municipal Codes and Park Standards Manual
E             Draft IBC Residential/Mixed-Use Design Criteria
F             Land Use Methodology (large file- may take time to download)
G             Air Quality Modeling Data Sheets
H             Biological Resources Study
I              Paleontological and Archaeological Evaluation Report
J              Environmental Data Resources Report
K-1          Water Quality Technical Report
K-2          Hydrology Technical Report (figures available for review at City Libraries and Community Development Department at City Hall)
L             Noise Modeling Data Sheets
M            Public Services Correspondence
N-1          Traffic Study
N-2          Traffic Study Appendices
O             Water Supply Assessment
P             Global Climate Change Technical Report
Q            Responses to Comments on March 2009 EIR (large file- may take time to download)

Final Environmental Impact Report 

Additional Final EIR References    
Environmental Data Resources Hazardous Materials Report     
Vehicle Trip Ends with External Station Data

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