Barcelona also has an access regulation in place.
From December 2017 to 31 December 2018 Barcelona has an emergency scheme in place.
There are two areas for the scheme: “Zona de Bajas Emisiones Intrarrondas” in the inner city of Barcelona and larger “Zona de Bajas Emisiones del Àmbit40”.
From 1 January 2019 this scheme becomes a permanent low emission zone.
During episodes of high air pollution no vehicles without emission sticker are allowed to circulate.
and in the Zona de Bajas Emisiones Intrarrondas (inner city Barcelona):
Emergency scheme; low emission zone
Low Emission Zones in and around Barcelona
yellow area: Àmbit-40 (Zona de Bajas Emisiones del Àmbit40 (outer city and neighbouring municipalities))
orange area: Low Emission Zone in the inner city (Zona de Bajas Emisiones Intrarrondas)
Registered vehicle owners get the appropriate sticker send by mail without ordering it.
On high pollution events
From 1 January 2019 Monday to Saturday; from 1 January 2020 permanent
Spain now has four emission stickers.The cities can use them also for incentives or bans of certain vehicles.
Putting the sticker on your windshild is voluntary - as the scheme is camera enforced.
Electric vehicles, PHEV (minimum range 40 km), PHEV (minimum range < 40 km), gas-hybrids: LPG, CNG, LNG, fuel cell.
Episodio de contaminación; Zona de Bajas Emisiones del Àmbit40; Zona de Bajas Emisiones Intrarrondas