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Mount Sterling

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​When does RUMPKE pick up your recycling? 

​Trash is collected every Friday. Recycling is collected every other Friday. You can download the recycling schedule here: Mt. Sterling Recycling Street Listing and Dates.pdf​​

​FY 2022-2023 Budget

The Mount Sterling City Council has approved the budget for the coming year (July 2022 to June 2023).  City Budget 2022-2023 - Ordinance 2022-09.pdf Contact City Hall at (859) 498-8725 if you have any questions. 

Property Tax Notice


The last day to pay your 2021 tax bill was April 29, 2022. Property tax bills are now delinquent and a lien​ has been placed on all delinquent tax bills. Additional penalties, interest, and fees may be added to the total amount due. ​Delinquent Property Tax List 2021.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. 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 fee for those licenses shall remain the same as they were this past calendar year: The current fee (late fees now apply) is $85 for Full Time (January-December); $42.50 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 13-2019 BUSINESS LICENSE REQUIREMENT AND FEE.pdf

Business license application - City Business License 2022.pdf

The following businesses have not obtained/renewed Business License for 2022: ​ Delinquent Business Licenses 2022.pdf​​

​Small Business Facade and Exterior Improvement Grant Program is accepting applications!

The City of Mount Sterling is extending another opportunity for small businesses to apply for a matching funds grant, which may be used to revitalize a facade or business front or to make capital improvements to the exterior of a building. This year, the City has approved seven applications totaling over $8,729.95. Download an application for more details. The deadline for submission is August 15, 2022 @ 3PM! Facade Grant Application-2022.pdf​​​​​​​​​​


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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​