The City of Castle Pines is statutory city located in Douglas County, Colorado. The City of Castle Pines North was approved by popular vote on November 6, 2007, and officially incorporated with the first election of municipal officers on February 12, 2008. At the time of incorporation, Castle Pines was Douglas County’s first new city since 1995, and Colorado’s 271st municipality. The city’s stated vision is to “Enhance our community’s unique character by ensuring excellent infrastructure, safe neighborhoods, maximum citizen participation and conscientious development that balances open space, residential and commercial uses.” The city incorporated as a statutory city under Colorado law and follows the Mayor-Council government system. The City of Castle Pines North approved by popular vote on November 2, 2010, and was officially renamed to The City of Castle Pines.