Weights & Measures

The Department of Weights and Measures work to protect consumers, businesses, and manufacturers from unfair practices. The department uses highly accurate equipment to inspect scales, meters, scanning equipment and packaged products at supermarkets, variety and department stores, in addition to inspecting weighing and measuring packages at: 

  • Home Improvement Outlets and Gasoline Stations
  • Lumberyards
  • Packing Plants
  • Shipping Companies
  • Warehouses


The department acts as a third party to help maintain fairness and keep the marketplace in balance.