Overath is located in the south of North Rhine-Westphalia in the Rheinisch-Bergisch district. At the end of 2017, the city, which covers a total area of 69 km², introduced a green environmental zone with an extension of around 700 m in an east-west direction and 800 m in a north-south direction with Overath railway station at the centre.
Name of the environmental zone: Environmental Zone Overath – Germany
Date of entry into effect of the zone: 01-10-2017
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 area has an extension of 700 m from the east to the west and 800 m from the north to the south. The train station of Overath is situated in the centre of the environmental zone.
The environmental zone Overath is delimited by the following streets: In the west, by Probeistraße, Hauptstraße and Kemenaterberg, in the north, by Hubertushang and Josefshöhe, in the south and east by Aggerwiesen until the B55. The access to the parking of the train station coming from the B55 and Dr.-Ringens-Str. street is excluded from the environmental zone.
Special features: None.
Contact of the environmental zone and exceptions: Administrative city office: email@example.com
Exemptions: Information currently unavailable
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