The Village of Hoffman Estates prohibits the use of gas or electric powered motorized scooters and motorized skateboards. Village ordinance states that no person shall operate a motor driven or electric cycle upon any public or private street, public sidewalk, parking lot, bike path or public park.
Violators are subject to a citation, fine, and impoundment of the scooter. A $100.00 fee must be paid to recover the scooter from impoundment.
Motorized wheelchairs and electric personal assistive mobility devices are an exception to this rule and are allowed on sidewalks and in crosswalks or any place applicable to a pedestrian.