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): Vehicle class: car, motorhome (M1), bus (M2, M3), van (N1), truck (N2, N3)
Fuel type: all
Euronorm: 0-3 (diesel), 0 (petrol, LPG)
Sticker/registration/application: Entry only with sticker (green)
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: Retrofitting allowed: yes (PM)
Contact of the environmental zone and exceptions: Administrative city office: email@example.com
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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