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The Access Regulation (ZTL) of Biella covers part of the historic center and is divided in red, green and blue zone.

There is also an LEZ in place in Biella.

During certain times no vehicles are allowed to enter the ZTL.

key: blue line is the boundary of the ZTL

    Road Sign
Has signs similar to this, a banned vehicle sign with the requirements below:
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If you need to enter the ZTL in Biella contact:
Polizia municipale
Via Tripoli 48
Tel: 015 35.07.228

All vehicles.

Are enforced.

Red zone daily from 00:00 - 24:00.
Orange zone Sundays from 08:00 - 20:00.
Light blue zone daily from 00:00 - 05.00.
Blue zone Monday to Friday from 00:00 - 05:00, Saturday from 20:00 - 24:00 and Sunday from 13:00 - 24:00.
Green zone is a pedestian area with no access at all.


There is currently no Italian national scheme, but regional as well as individual city schemes.
However, there is a mobile phone app that can tell you when you are about to drive into a camera enforced ZTL.

National exemptions for all ZTL:
Categories stated by law: public transport, vehicles for disabled people with a registered disabled persons badge.

Specific exemptions:
Resident’s vehicles, private car park owners, public utilities, hotel guests, vehicles owned by shops or companies inside the ZTL, delivery goods, car sharing, home care, visiting doctors, night-time surveillance, artisans, funeral company, voluntary organizations.

Local exemptions:
We focus on our website on information for people from outside of town. There are also exemptions for local residents, businesses and other operators. Go to the website Accessibilita à centri storici for more detailed information, in Italian.

Tourists who have their hotel in the ZTL are advised to talk to the hotel about the ZTL, to avoid fines.

Special exemptions may be granted, if there is an important need to enter the ZTL when it is in operation. For example loading / unloading, couriers, commercial activities etc. Talk to the local police about it, contact details below.

Loading and unloading is allowed from 06:00 - 10:00.

Zona a Traffico Limitato (ZTL) or Limitazioni della circolazione, the general name for all access regulation schemes, also used for LEZs.

For further information about this scheme go to this useful website.

Polizia municipale
Via Tripoli 48
Tel: 015 35.07.228

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