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

Zoning Code Updates

Learn more about the process of updating the Zoning Code and how you can stay informed and participate.

Healthy Homes & Lead Program

The Healthy Homes LHC Program assists low to moderate income households with children under the age of six to reduce lead hazards in existing housing built prior to 1978

Features & Events

  • Movies at Grandon

    Movies at Grandon

    Movies at Grandon are back for 2015.
  • City Council Agenda

    City Council Agenda

    The city of Sterling has implemented a new paperless agenda system for city council meetings.
  • Yard Waste Pick-Up

    Yard Waste Pick-Up

    Yard Waste pick-up information
  • Call 811 for JULIE

    Call 811 for JULIE

    Before you start digging on your property (for deck building, fencing, landscaping, etc.), Illinois state law requires that you call JULIE (Joint Utility Locating Information for Excavators).