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Low Emission Zone for Dundee

Dundee City Council made the Dundee Low Emission Zone Scheme 2022 on 24 May 2022.

The reasons why the Council made the Scheme are noted below: –

Despite improvements in air quality since the introduction of the Dundee City Council Air Quality Action Plan (AQAP) in 2011, there remain locations in the city where the Scottish Air Quality Objective (AQO) for annual mean nitrogen dioxide (NO2) levels (40ug/m3) are not being met. While the number of exceedances of the NO2 annual mean objective has decreased significantly in the past 10 years, the LEZ is to be introduced in the city to further accelerate Dundee’s required compliance with the objective levels. The LEZ is also being introduced to contribute to the Council meeting greenhouse emissions reductions targets as outlined within the Dundee Climate Action Plan published in 2019, and to help promote the city as an inclusive and desirable place to live, invest, visit and learn.

The Scheme will come into effect on 30 May 2022. The Scheme, as made, can be viewed here www.dundeecity.gov.uk/lez .

If you have any questions about the Scheme, please contact [email protected].