Cimarron Metropolitan District

Community Guidelines 

Community Covenants

All homeowners in Candelas are required to maintain their property in accordance with the Covenants. View and print the Covenant documents below.

Protective Covenants and Easements
     •  First Amendment
     •  Second Amendment
     •  Supplemental Declaration
     •  Enforcement Policy + Amendment
     •  Third Amendment to Policies and Procedures - Fine Schedule
     •  Cimarron MD Resolution Supporting AFPD Revenue Ballot Measure
     •  Vauxmont MD Resolution Supporting AFPD Revenue Ballot Measure

Imposition of Capital Fees
     •  Amendment 10-2017
     •  District Operations & Maintenance Cost FAQ

Imposition of Transfer & Plan Review Fee

Imposition of Trash / Recycling Services Fee

Alley Lots 

A subset of lots have adopted additional covenants to obtain landscaping and snow removal fees. For more information, view the documents below.

Landscape and Snow Removal Covenants for Certain Lots
     •  First Amendment

Landscape and Design Guidelines

Click below to view all landscape and design guidelines for Candelas.

Prior to the beginning any home improvement projects that affect the exterior of a home, homeowners must submit plans for design review and approval. Click the link below to download an application to submit plans to the Candelas Design Review Committee. Questions and completed applications can be submitted to the Cimarron Metropolitan District via email to Suzi Cameron at Please note that applications can take up to four weeks to review. Designs are often reviewed sooner, but be sure to leave plenty of time for review before planning to start work on the project.

Residential Design Guidelines

Submittal Guide and Application Submittal Guide and Application (770 KB)

Recreation Facility Policies          

The Swim & Fitness Clubs are accessible by resident key card daily between 5:00 am - 11:00 pm. Pool hours are 5:00 am - 9:00 pm daily from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend. Click here to view the Aquatic Schedule. Visit our Contact page for more information on our service center hours at the facilities.

Click below to view the policies for the recreation facilities.

Recreation Amenities Policies and Procedures

Pool Rules and Regulations

Sustainability Program Guidelines 

The Candelas Sustainable Development Program provides a comprehensive approach for sustainable community development for the benefit of present and future generations. The Program presents a balanced model to meet environmental, social, and economic needs of the community while accommodating the financial commitments and realities of the development environment. The policies, guidelines, and standards of the Program provide a wide range of activities that are reinforced by complementary sustainable design features included in the Candelas Residential Design Guidelines. Click below for more information on the Sustainable Development Program.

Candelas Sustainable Development Program

Explore Amenities

Find more information about the District’s exciting recreational amenities, including our wide open spaces and recreation centers.
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News & Announcements

Wednesday, October 10th at 7:00pm Parkview Swim & Fitn...
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Hello Candelas Residents, With the recent concerns that have been received regarding the “Safety Break” mand...
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District Updates 25-Jun-2018

Dear Candelas Homeowners, Thank you for your feedback, support, suggestions, and patience as we continue to review and prior...
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Due to current dry conditions favorable for the possibility of a wildfire, the City of Arvada has implemented Stage 1 fire restric...
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Stay Safe around Trucks We love to see kids smile and wave when we drive through your neighborhood and service your home...
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With so much going on in Candelas this summer, we've put together this guide so you can stay on top of it all! Check it out fo...
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For many residents, summer means travel and heading out into our beautiful state! We understand that this means more vehicles will...
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Are you ready for summer? Candelas pools will open for the season on Memorial Day weekend! The pools at Parkview...
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One of the benefits of living in a beautiful community like Candelas is that your District helps maintain a high standard for ...
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Spring into shape this season with an all new session of fitness classes! The Spring Fitness Session will run from April 9...
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