Only on 01.02.2018, the city of Limburg an der Lahn, located on the river of the same name in Hesse, introduced a green environmental zone. The area includes large parts of the city centre. Affected are the streets leading directly to the Schiede intersection and parts of Blumenrod and Brückenvorstadt.
Name of the environmental zone: Environmental Zone Limburg - Germany
Date of entry into effect of the zone: 01-02-2018
Type of environmental zone: Permanent
Not allowed to drive (temporarily): Information currently unavailable
Not allowed to drive (permanently): Trucks of types N1, N2 and N3 and busses of types M2 and M3 that do not fulfill Euro Norm 4 as well as cars and mobile homes < 3,5 t of type M1 that do not fulfill the Euro Norm 4.
Fines: 80 euros.
Area/extension of the environmental zone: The environmental zone covers most of the inner city, including the roads which lead directly to the Schiede intersection, and parts of Blumenrod and Brückenvorstand. Excluded are the A3 and B8 highways from the northeast to the Limburg-North junction, and the B49 and B54 from the north.
Special features: Information currently unavailable.
Contact of the environmental zone and exceptions: Mayor of Limburg as local authority: straßenverkehrsbehörde@limburg.de
Exemptions: Information currently unavailable
Do I need stickers or registrations?
How do I recognize the low emission zone?
Are there other low emission zones in Germany?
Yes, a lot of them. With over 80 different environmental zones, Germany has one of the most in Europe.
In our Green Zones App we have gathered together all the low emission zones in Europe and presented them clearly.
Is there a sticker for electric cars?
What advantages do I have with an E-sticker?
The E-sticker gives you various advantages. Depending on the municipality, there are various advantages, such as the use of bus lanes, free parking on the road and at electricity charging points, as well as the possible use of otherwise closed roads.
Do I need a green environmental sticker despite the E-sticker?
Yes, every car, no matter whether it is being driven on with petrol, diesel or electricity, requires a green environmental sticker according to the law. The E-sticker also entitles you to additional advantages over non-electric vehicles. The 35th BImSchV does not provide a separate paragraph for electric vehicles, which regulates them as an exception. Therefore: If an electric vehicle drives into a green environmental zone without a green sticker, a fine of 80 € + approx. 25 € handling fee must be expected.
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All current driving bans and further information are available in our Green-Zones App.
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