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Mount Sterling

Public Hearing - ongoing

To help us better understand and serve our community, we invite you to provide some anonymous demographic information. Your responses are voluntary and will remain confidential. This information will be used to improve our outreach and engagement efforts.​ Thank you for participating in our public meeting!​​​​

Click HERE​ to complete the survey.

​​Trash and Recycling day of collection is every WEDNESDAY 

​Trash is collected every Wednesday in the city. Recycling is collected every other Wednesday. ​​You can download the recycling schedule here: 2024 RECYCLE PICKUP MT STERLING KY.pdf

Contact RUMPKE @ Contact Us | Rumpke​ if you have an issue or concern with your service. You may also reach out to us at City Hall if you need assistance. 

​FY 2024-2025 Budget

The Mount Sterling City Council has approved the budget for the coming year (July 2024 to June 2025). FY BUDGET 2024-2025.pdf

Contact City Hall at (859) 498-8725 if you have any questions. 

Property Tax Notice

NOTICE TO ALL CITY PROPERTY OWNERS - Tax rates were approved by the City Council at the September 19, 2023 meeting. Ordinance 2023-11 City Tax Rates for FY 2023-2024.pdf

City tax bills were mailed on October 31, 2023. Tax bills were mailed to the property owner or the address shown on the tax bill. At this time, all unpaid tax bills are delinquent. Under the provisions of KRS 134.420, the City of Mount Sterling hereby asserts liens upon these listed properties for unpaid real estate and tangible taxes for 2023: 2023 City Delinquent Tax Bills.pdf

For your convenience, property tax bills can be paid on-line (a 2.5% convenience fee is applied by the card administrator). You may pay your tax bill using a credit card HERE  .  You may also use our convenient and secure locked drop-box located at the front of City Hall. 

A copy of your tax bill can be obtained @

Payments can also be made in person at City Hall Monday thru Friday during the hours of 9AM to 3PM. Payme​nts can also be mailed to: 

City of Mt. Sterling, 33 North Maysville Street, Mt. Sterling, KY 40353. 

All 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.



​City Business License

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 transient business, shall obtain a business license. The calendar year 2024 fees are $160 (late fees now apply) for Full Time​; $80 (late fees now apply) for Part Time or Occasional; and $100 for Mobile Vendors (Food Trucks). Contact City Hall at (859) 498-8725 if you have any questions. Ordinance 2023-13 - Business Liscense - City of Mount Sterling.pdf

Business License application - City of Mount Sterling Business License.pdf

​​​Comprehensive Plan​

You can review our Comprehensive Plan HERE . 

City Map

You can view our City Map here: Mount Sterling City Map.pdf 

Official Zoning Map 

You can view the Zoning Map here: ZONING MAP of city


Find out more about:  

​Our business community: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Our much fun we have here! TOURISM​

All of the places we play! PARKS and RECREATION​

Our water and sewer infrastructure: MT STERLING WATER and SEWER​