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

Electronic Devices have been banned from landfills. Sterling Public Works Department will be collecting E-Waste for Sterling Residents Only (Current photo ID required). Call 815-632-6657 between 7:30 am to 2:30 pm to setup an appointment for drop off.

Open burning

Open burning is not allowed in the city limits or within 1000 feet of the city limits.

Healthy Homes & Lead Program

The Healthy Homes LHC Program assists low to moderate income households with children under the age of six to reduce lead hazards in existing housing built prior to 1978

Features & Events

  • Movies at Grandon

    Movies at Grandon

    Movies at Grandon are back for 2016.
  • Accident Reports

    Accident Reports

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

    City Council Agenda

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

    Sterling Strategic Plan

    The City of Sterling finalized its Strategic Plan