Weights and Measures information Iowa
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Weights and Measures information
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To begin the process a Scale Application must be completed.
These licenses are only valid for one year and expire on December 31st each year.
For proper calibration, it is necessary to use a certified Service Company/Weighmaster.
A complete list can be found HERE.
After proper calibration, the Service Agent will complete a Placed-In-Service Form and deliver it to the Department of Weights & Measures.
Each year an Inspector will visit your business and test any scale Placed-In-Service.
It is recommended to have the scale recalibrated each year by a certified Service Company.
Scales that fail inspection are subject to fine.