Weights & Measures

The Department performs a variety of duties required by State Law. They include: verification of all scales and weights used in commercial sales; inspection of pre-packaged commodities for accuracy of weight labels; certification of certain advertising claims; inspection of meters on gasoline and fuel oil pumps and on transports, trucks, and bulk plants to ensure accuracy; examination of truck and trailer compartments calibrated to determine load capacity; verification of devices that measure yard goods; inspection of cylinders and meters against specifications for liquid petroleum gas; calibrate the volume of bulk milk tanks; investigate consumer complaints regarding questionable weighing or measuring practices; and completion of necessary reports to the County and the State Department of Agriculture and Markets.

Beware of credit card skimmers!

Click below to read an important message regarding credit card skimming at gas pumps:

Skimmers Press Release 2/2/18