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Introduction
Lombardia, outside the main urban areas (see here) has LEZs affecting public buses (M3) as well as 2-stroke mopeds and motorcycles.

The exceptions are Cava Manara (PV), Zinasco (PV) Castel Rozzone (BG), Madone (BG), Fara Gera d'Adda (BG) and Bagnatica (BG), which have a winter LEZ even though they are outside the designated areas (labelled grey above).

If you want to see which Lombardian commune has which kind of schemes (permanent LEZ and/or winter LEZ) click HERE.

See here for a map of the whole of Lombardia.

Dates and details
There are two parts to the LEZs in Lombardia.
Permanent since 15 October 2011, for all of Lombardia:
- 2-stroke motorcycles and mopeds Euro 1
- Public diesel buses (M3) Euro 3
from Monday to Sunday from 00.00 to 24.00

From 15 October to 15 April every year in the areas shaded on the map here the LEZ is:
• Petrol Euro 1
• Diesel Euro 3 (or retrofitted to meet Euro 3 particulates)
• Diesel Euro 2
Monday to Friday from 7.30 to 19.30

From 15 October 2016 on two-stroke motorcycles are included:
• Diesel Euro 2
Diesel vehicles that have been fitted with a diesel particulate filter to meet Euro 3 are allowed in the LEZ.

Vehicles affected
All vehicles, including motorcycles.

Scheme Boundary
Lombardia all zones LEZ map
Areas outside the shaded areas have LEZs as described on this page.
The shaded areas have LEZs as in the cities on the left hand menu (see individual cities).

Road Sign
Has signs similar to this, a banned vehicle sign with the requirements below:
road sign Italy road sign Italy

Need to Register?
None

Foreign vehicles affected?
Are enforced

Retrofitting allowed?
Yes

Retrofit Details
Retrofitting a certified diesel particulate trap allows entry to the LEZ. For more information see our retrofitting section.

Hours of operation
Since 15th October 2011 permanent for 2-stroke mopeds and motorcycles – 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
For other vehicles from 15 October to 15 April every year, Monday to Friday from 7.30 to 19.30

To find out when the emergency scheme is in operation, see:
Lombardia real-time PM10 map-
When the map area is red, then the restriction is in place.
Lombardia real-time air quality map
Lombardia real-time air quality list

Enforcement
Manual

National Scheme
There is currently no Italian national scheme, but regional as well as individual city schemes.

Exemptions
Lombardia exemptions

Local name for the scheme
Zona a Traffico Limitato (ZTL) or Limitazioni della circolazione, the general name for all access regulation schemes, also used for Low Emission Zones.

Further Information
A list of all the municipalities and zones can be found here.
Download a list of exempted roads for all Lombardia LEZs (except Como, which is separate).

Websites for further information
Lombardia Region

The Milan Automobile Club, with information on grants available.

To see which communes are affected you can go to this spreadsheet.

To find out when the emergency scheme is in operation, see:
Lombardia real-time PM10 map-
When the map area is red, then the restriction is in place.
Lombardia real-time air quality map
Lombardia real-time air quality list
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