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LEAF Pick up schedule is HERE

FY2020 Budget

FY 2020 City Budget: The Mount Sterling City Council has approved the budget for the coming year (July 2019 to June 2020). View 2019-2020 City Budget Here. Contact City Hall at (859) 498-8725 if you have any questions. 

FY2020 Tax Rate

FY 2020 (July 2019-June 2020) Tax Rate has been approved (Ordinance 10-2019). ORDINANCE 10-2019 TAX RATE FY 2020.pdf

- REAL PROPERTY - .25 on each one hundred dollars

- TANGIBLE PROPERTY - .30 on each one hundred dollars

- ABANDONED PROPERTY - .75 on each one hundred dollars

There is a 5% discount on all property tax bills offered through 11/30/2019. Contact City Hall at (859) 498-8725 if you have any questions.

Property Tax Notice


The 2019 City tax bills will be mailed on October 18, 2019. Tax bills are mailed to the property owner or the address shown on tax bill. If your tax bill is to be paid by a mortgage company, or previous owner, please forward the bill to the responsible party for payment. If you do not receive a bill please contact City Hall at (859) 498-8725 Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or a copy can be obtained at

Tax bills are due and payable beginning November 01, 2019 with the following collection dates:

5% discount 11/01/2019 to 11/30/2019

Face Amount 12/01/2019 to 12/31/2019

10% Penalty+ 01/01/2020 to 01/31/2020

Additional .5% interest per month from 01/01/2020

Payments can be mailed to: City of Mt. Sterling, 33 North Maysville Street, Mt. Sterling, KY 40353

Payments should be made out to the City of Mt. Sterling and should include a copy of your tax bill or the bill number. If you wish for a receipt to be mailed to you, please enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

For your convenience tax bills and paid receipts can be obtained online HERE. Tax bills cannot be paid on-line.



The City Council has approved a change to the fees for business licenses within the city limits (Ordinance 13-2019). Any business or business entity engaged in any occupation, trade, profession, or other business activity conducted for gain or profit in the City, except those activities that qualify as a transiet business, shall obtain a business license. The fee for those licenses shall be 1) $50 for Full Time (January-December) and 2) $25 for Part Time or Occasional. Contact City Hall at (859) 498-8725 if you have any questions. ORDINANCE 13-2019 BUSINESS LICENSE REQUIREMENT AND FEE.pdf

Business license application - Business License Application 091819.pdf


October 18th-21st - October Court Days Festival (Downtown)

October 31st from 6PM-8PM - Halloween (Trick or Treat)  

December 7th - Christmas Parade (downtown Mount Sterling) 

Want to know what is going on locally? Visit Mount Sterling-Montgomery County Tourism HERE!