History of Castle Pines


October 2006: A committee was formed to explore incorporating the City of Castle Pines North as a means for local residents to protect and have greater control over their community and future.

December 2006: A petition for incorporation was filed with Douglas County District Court.

July 2007: A Douglas County district judge approved the incorporation petition.

August 2007: An election commission comprised of Castle Pines citizen volunteers selected the date for the incorporation election.

November 6, 2007: Castle Pines voters overwhelmingly approved the issue of incorporation by a margin of approximately 4-to-1.

February 12, 2008: The City of Castle Pines North became a reality when the city's first mayor, treasurer, city clerk, and city council were elected.

March 10, 2008: Elected city officials were officially sworn in before a crowd of citizens, then immediately began work and conducted the city's first council meeting.

November 2, 2010: Castle Pines voters approved changing the official name of the City of Castle Pines North to the City of Castle Pines.

November 6, 2018: Residents voted in favor of moving toward Home Rule and elected community members to serve on the Home Rule Charter Commission.

May 14, 2019: Residents voted in support of changing the City's government structure to Home Rule. On this date, the City became the 102nd, and newest, home rule municipality in Colorado.