City of Sterling, Illinois

Storm related cleanup

If you have yard waste that will fit in a yard waste container please put it in the container and put it out for Republic Services to pick up. If you have branches or limbs you can put them out by the alley or curb for Public Works, they will cut them up and remove them for you. The deadline to have your limbs and branches to the curb is September 1st. Public Works Department appreciates your patience and assistance with the clean-up.

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

Sterling Public Library is hiring

The Sterling Public Library is accepting applications for a Part-time Program Librarian. Application deadline is September 12, 2014.

Features & Events

  • Zoning Code Updates

    Zoning Code Updates

    Learn more about the process of updating the Zoning Code and how you can stay informed and participate!
  • Movies at Grandon

    Movies at Grandon

    Movies at Grandon is back for the summer of 2014. Click here for more details!
  • Automatic Bill Pay Sign Up

    Automatic Bill Pay Sign Up

    Find out how to sign up for automatic sewer/garbage bill pay here.
  • 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).