City of Sterling, Illinois

Republic Services

Due to road conditions Republic Services is cancelling trash pick up for the rest of the day today, January 22nd. They will be a day behind the rest of the week.

Snow Emergency

The City of Sterling has declared that a Snow Emergency will be in effect commencing as follows: Tuesday January 22nd, 2019 at 3:00 PM After that time, all vehicles must be parked in accordance with the City of Sterling’s Snow Emergency Parking Regulations.

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.

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

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