City of Sterling, Illinois

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

Snow Season is Here

Please be prepared for snow season by brushing up on Sterling's snow emergency policies.

Feb 2015 storm damage information

City of Sterling Public Works will provide storm related yard waste pick up for the February 1st storm.

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 are back for 2015.
  • Polar Plunge

    Polar Plunge

    On 3/7/2015, Sterling Police Employees along with Dixon PD have committed to “be bold and get cold” for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois by taking a chilly dip into Olson Lake at Rock Cut State Park, Rockford alongside scores of other warm-hearted people.
  • City Council Agenda

    City Council Agenda

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