City of Sterling, Illinois

Pay Your Utility Bill Here

To pay your utility bill online or for all other utility billing questions, click here.

Electronic Recycling

Public Works collects E-Waste for Sterling city limits residents. Call 815-632-6657 between 7:30 am to 2:30 for an appointment.

City App

Put the city in the palm of your hand. Our app will connect you with all the services and information that the City of Sterling has to offer.

Snow Season is Here

Please be prepared for snow season by brushing up on Sterling's snow emergency policies.

  • City Council

  • February 19, 2019 Agenda
  • February 11, 2019 Agenda
  • February 4, 2019 Agenda
  • Planning Commission

  • February 21, 2019 Agenda
  • September 20, 2018 Agenda
  • October 19, 2017 Agenda

Features & Events

  • Safe Passage

    Safe Passage

    Are you or someone you know suffering from an addiction and in need of help? If you answered yes, a revolutionary new program being offered in Lee and Whiteside Counties can help.
  • City Council Agenda

    City Council Agenda

    The city of Sterling has implemented a new paperless agenda system for city council meetings.
  • Accident Reports

    Accident Reports

    The Sterling Police Department has contracted with LexisNexis to manage & distribute its accident reports via the Internet.
  • City of Sterling App

    City of Sterling App

    Put the City of Sterling in your pocket