City of Sterling, Illinois

Interested in running for City Council?

Are you interested in running for Mayor or city council? Click here or call the Sterling City Clerks Office at 815-632-6630.

Fire Department Testing

Sterling Fire Department is testing for firefighters

Pay Your Utility Bill Here

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

Electronic Recycling

Public Works collects E-Waste for Sterling city limits residents. Call 815-632-6657 between 7:30 am to 2:30 for an appointment.

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