The combined low emission zone, road charge, congestion charge and ZTL scheme has been in operation since 10 October 2016.

All vehicles except registered electric vehicles and motorcycles need to buy a permit.

Non-residents must meet petrol Euro standard 3 and diesel Euro 4 to get a permit to enter the ZTL.
Permits are more expensive for residents not meeting the emissions standard.
Permits for Hybrid, CNG and LPG are less expensive.

All vehicles, except motorcycles and electric vehicles.

Palermo map
red line is the boundary of the ZTL

Limits of the ZTL are roughly from piazza Giulio Cesare to via Cavour piazza Indipendenza to foro Umberto I.
These streets are included:
via Lincoln, piazza Giulio Cesare, piazza Sant’Antonino, corso Tukory, via Re Ruggero, piazza Indipendenza, corso Calatafimi (nel tratto iniziale e più vicino a piazza Indipendenza), corso Alberto Amedeo, piazza Vittorio Emanuele Orlando, via Goethe, via Nicolò Turrisi, via Villa Filippina, piazza San Francesco di Paola, via Pignatelli Aragona, piazza Giuseppe Verdi, via Cavour, piazza XIII Vittime, via Francesco Crispi, via Cala e Foro Umberto Primo.

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

A permit has to be purchased and displayed in the vehicle. The permit also gives an entry in the ‘white list database’ for entry into Palermo.

The pass can be bought online.
Payment by credit card, check or postal order. To access the portal you need a user ID and a password. Postage of the permit costs 2.55€.

Or in person from:
AMAT (Palermo Transportation Agency) office in 9,via Borrelli, at Piazza Croci.
ACI (Automobile Club Italy) offices in Palermo (see link for list) (for an additional 2.50€).

If you go directly to AMAT or an ACI office you need to bring your identity card, tax code and vehicle documents.

Further questions: The call centre number at AMAT is (+39) 091.350350

Are enforced

The ZTL is active from Mondy to Friday from 08:00 - 20:00. Saturday from 08:00 - 13:00.


75-450€ (Regional Law 24/2006, art. 27, paragraph 11)

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

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

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