City of Sterling, Illinois

Pay Your Utility Bill Here

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

Sauk Valley Unite

Do you need your house painted? Sauk Valley Unite is a group of local churches who bring youth together for a 3 day local mission service event to paint houses for people in need. If you are in physical or financial need, please contact us or go to our website for more information and an application. Deadline for applications is April 1, 2019.

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.

Yard Waste

Yard waste collection will begin April 1st 2019. Reminder that burning is not allowed in the city limits of Sterling.

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