City of Sterling, Illinois

Sanitary Sewer Inspections

RedZone Robotics, a contractor working for the City will be inspecting the sanitary sewer lines. Work will primarily occur between 7:00 am and 7:00 pm seven days a week and sometimes at night.

Cocktails-to-Go Approved

Illinois has approved “Cocktails-to-Go” as a temporary measure because of the pandemic, but the new State law still requires local approval. Please click through to download the application and find more information.

Lawrence Brothers Rebuild Illinois Grant Application

The City is seeking a Rebuild Illinois Shovel Ready Sites grant for Enviro Assessment work, Architectural Planning & Design, Building Improvements, and other Site Prep for the Lawrence Brothers site.

COVID-19 Loans for Business

We are pleased to announce a local $300,000 Revolving Loan Fund for COVID-19 Relief to provide more immediate relief to our local small businesses! Details:

Features & Events

  • City of Sterling Quarterly Newsletter

    City of Sterling Quarterly Newsletter

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  • City Council Agenda

    City Council Agenda

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

    Accident Reports

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