|Dates and Standards - City
From 1 October to 30 November 2012 and 7 January 2013 to 29 March 2013
Petrol vehicles Euro 1 (or without a catalytic converter)
Diesel vehicles Euro 3
Mopeds and two-stroke motorcycles Euro 1
Also a ban on all traffic on Thursday from 14.30 to 18.00 and Sunday:
28/10/2012 - 20/01/2013 - 3/02/2013 - 3/03/2013 and 24/03/2013 from 9 am to 14.00
The LEZ is not in operation on 31/10/2012, 01/11/2012, 02/11/2012, 25/12/2012, 26/12/2012, 01/01/2013.
The LEZ operates from Monday - Friday, 08:30-18:30. This is a 3 year program, so a similar scheme is likely to be in place until winter 2015.
Vehicles affected - Region
All vehicles, including motorcycles, during the winter.
What is the LEZ boundary - City
The LEZ area is
More detailed map Key: [IT E-R Ferrera key] LEZ area, green roads are exemptions, P is parking
More detailed map
LEZ area, green roads are exemptions, P is parking
No other comunes in Ferrara Province have LEZs.
LEZ Road sign - Country
Has signs similar to this, a banned vehicle sign with the requirements below:
Need to Register? - Region
Foreign Vehicles? - Region
Retrofitting allowed? - Country
Retrofitting Summary - Country
Retrofitting a certified diesel particulate trap allows entry to the LEZ. For more information see our retrofitting section.
Hours of operation - City
1 November 2010 to 31 March 2011, 7 January 2011 to 31 March 2011 in addition a stricter ban on Thursdays. In each case 08:30-18:30
1 October 2011 to 31 March 2012, 7 January 2012 to 31 March 2012 in addition a stricter ban on Thursdays. In each case 08:30-18:30
Enforcement - Region
Penalty - Region
75-450€ (Regional Law)
National Scheme - Country
There is currently no Italian national scheme, but regional as well as individual city schemes.
As Emilia-Romagna province
Local name for an LEZ - Country
Zona a Traffico Limitato (ZTL) or Limitazioni della circolazione, the general name for road restriction, also used for LEZs.
Further Information - Region
Air Quality programme for Emilia Romagna region, Emilia Romagna region Grants for cleaner vehicles
There are also the following emergency measures:
After 7 consecutive days exceedence in a province there will be a traffic ban for the following Sunday in the urban areas of the province concerned. If the exceedence remains for a further 7 days in another area of the region the block is extended to the entire region and other measures are also included (reduction of heating controls by 1 degree C, ban of biomass in open fires where another fuel is available, strengthening of controls).
For the Ferrara Province comunes. Either click on the map, or choose a comune in the pull-down box underneath the words ‘Blocco del traffico’.