City of Sterling, Illinois

Residential Knox Box information

A Residential Knox Box may be the peace of mind you are looking for.

Storm related cleanup

The City of Sterling Public Works Department will be providing a special pick-up for storm related yard waste starting on Monday June 29, 2015.

Pay Your Utility Bill Here

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

Sterling Municipal Codes

Questions regarding the municipal code can be directed to the City Clerk's office at 815-632-6630. Questions regarding building codes can be directed to the Building Dept. 815-632-6624

Features & Events

  • Movies at Grandon

    Movies at Grandon

    Movies at Grandon are back for 2015.
  • City Council Agenda

    City Council Agenda

    The city of Sterling has implemented a new paperless agenda system for city council meetings.
  • Yard Waste Pick-Up

    Yard Waste Pick-Up

    Yard Waste pick-up information
  • Call 811 for JULIE

    Call 811 for JULIE

    Before you start digging on your property (for deck building, fencing, landscaping, etc.), Illinois state law requires that you call JULIE (Joint Utility Locating Information for Excavators).