Charges are live for Birmingham's Clean Air Zone

Charges now apply for non-compliant vehicles which drive through Birmingham's Clean Air Zone. Payment must be made within the allocated timeframe or a Penalty Charge Notice will be issued. Find out how to pay the charge

Recovery vehicles

Recovery vehicles which will be subject to a Clean Air Zone charge can apply for a permanent exemption if they are:

  • used exclusively for vehicle recovery
  • over 3.5 tonnes

For each vehicle, you will need to provide copies of all of the following documents:

  • V5C logbook (inside page showing the vehicle details)
  • Insurance documents
  • LOLER certificate

In addition, businesses which meet the eligibility criteria could apply for funding to upgrade their fleet through the Heavy Duty Vehicle Fund.

Apply for an exemption permit