City of Sterling, Illinois

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

Pay Your Utility Bill Here

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

Residential Knox Box information

A Residential Knox Box may be the peace of mind you are looking for.

Are you prepared for a disaster?

Your ability to stay safe during a disaster is directly related to your preparedness prior to the disaster.

Features & Events

  • Commissioning of the USS Illinois

    On November 14 Mayor Lee will be co-hosting an event celebrating the commissioning of the USS Illinois. The USS Illinois is the U.S. Navy's newest nuclear submarine and the first warship to be named after the State of Illinois in over 100 years.
  • City Council Agenda

    City Council Agenda

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

    Community Calendar

    To find events or add your event to the community calendar, visit the Sauk Valley Chamber of Commerce website.
  • Call 811 for JULIE

    Call 811 for JULIE

    Illinois state law requires that you call JULIE before you dig.