City of Sterling, Illinois

Team up to Clean up

The City of Sterling is excited to offer neighborhood and volunteer groups use of the neighborhood beautification trailer to help clean up and improve parks and neighborhoods inside Sterling.

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.

Pay Your Utility Bill Here

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

Home Repair Program - Economic Growth

GROWTH was awarded Single Family Rehabilitation (SFR) funds to assist eligible homeowners with critical home repairs. The program provides up to $45,000 per home to assist the homeowners in bringing their properties up to standards.

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.
  • Clean and Green

    Clean and Green

    Friday/May 10th 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday/May 11th 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. DROP OFF LOCATION Sterling Public Works (1605 Ave L / W. LeFevre)
  • 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.