Name of the environmental zone: Environmental zone Brussels - Belgium
Date of entry into effect of the zone: 01-01-2018
Type of environmental zone: Permanent, 24 hours a day
Not allowed to drive (temporarily): Information currently unavailable
Not allowed to drive (permanently): Country of registration: all except Belgium and the Netherlands
Vehicle class: cars, campers (M1), bus (M2, M3), vans (N1)
Type of fuel: petrol, diesel, LPG, CNG
Euro norm: 0-1 (petrol), 0-3 (diesel)
Fines: 350 €
Area/extension of the environmental zone: The whole Brussels region with all its 19 municipalities, an area of 161km² und 1.175.000 inhabitants, is affected. The environmental zone is bordered on the west and the north by Europastraße E19, on the east by Europastraße E40 and on the south by the municipality Watermaal-Bosvoorde. The restrictions of the LEZ of Brussels do not apply to the Europastraßen E19 and E40. Also excluded are 3 Park&Ride parking areas: Céria Coovi, Stalle (Ukkel), Kraainem (Sint-Lambrechts-Woluwe).
Special features: Retrofit allowed: no
Contact of the environmental zone and exceptions: Region Brussels, +32(0)27757575, email@example.com
Exemptions: Information currently unavailable
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