Name of the environmental zone: Environmental zone Norwich - United Kingdom
Date of entry into effect of the zone: 15-02-2019
Type of environmental zone
Not allowed to drive (temporarily): Information currently unavailable
Not allowed to drive (permanently): Vehicle type: public bus (M3)
Fuel type: diesel
Euro standard: 0-2
Fines: 100 € - 1000 €
Area/extension of the environmental zone: The environmental zone only affects the Castle Meadow street, which is located in the city centre.
Special features: Retrofitting permitted : yes (particulate matter)
Contact of the environmental zone and exceptions: Norwich City Council
St Peter's Street
Exemptions: Information currently unavailable
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