The ban was passed unanimously by Lilburn City Council at its Monday, June 11 meeting. It had previously been recommended for adoption by city staff.
There are no electric scooters being operated in Lilburn currently, so the action was pre-emptory.
Snellville and Norcross, who have both passed e-scooter bans, plan on monitoring state regulations regarding e-scooters and could remove the bans or regulate the devices in another way if new laws are enacted.
Other cities, including Lawrenceville and Duluth, do not have immediate plans to ban or otherwise regulate scooters. Lawrenceville plans to take the next year to watch neighboring cities’ actions. The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners does not plan to take actions on scooters in the near future, a county spokesman said.
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