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Mount Sterling

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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 2023-2024 Budget

The Mount Sterling City Council has approved the budget for the coming year (July 2023 to June 2024).  City Budget 2023-2024.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. 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 tax bill, please contact City Hall. 

​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. Payments 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 $130 (late fees now apply) for Full Time​; $65 (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

Bid Notices

​​The City of Mount Sterling is currently accepting bids for two surplus riding mowers. You may submit sealed bids to City Hall (33 N Maysville Street, Mt Sterling, KY 40353) through April 23, 2024 @ 3PM EST. For additional information or to view, please contact Public Works Director Nathan Boston at (859) 498-8744 or e-mail at The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

MOWER #1 - Ariens Apex 52" Riding Mower, 23 HP, 142.6 Hrs.

MOWER #2 - 2019 Ariens IKON XD 60, 60" cut, 23 HP, 118.2 Hrs.

​​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​