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Weights and Measures information

Please contact Weights & Measures

Phone: (512) 463-7698

Link: https://www.texasagriculture.gov/RegulatoryPrograms/WeightsandMeasures.aspx

Email: WeightsMeasures@TexasAgriculture.gov

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Registration

The first step as a new scale owner is completing the state’s application. See below for application links

The License is only valid for 1 year from its issue date.

The store owner must complete a renewal form each year. Find the form links below.

  • Online Renewal
  • Written Renewal, Mailed to your registered address each year

Note, if your device has changed, you can find the Change of Registration form HERE.

or if the store has changed owner or address, you can find the change application HERE.

Calibration

To get the mG-Scale properly calibrated a service company needs to be contacted. 

The company must be licensed by the Texas Department of Agriculture.

The list of licensed service companies for Texas can be found HERE.

Maintenance

The scale should be recalibrated every year to assure that it is weighing accurately.

You can calibrate the scale yourself with OIML Class F weights or,

You can contact a service company in your area. 

*Note a state inspector will visit your store and test your scale.

If your scale fails inspection the store is subject to penalty. 

Related Materials

NTEP Certification Search

NIST Handbook 44 (2018 Edition)

Certificate of Conformance #17-152A1

Online application

Written application

Online Renewal of scale registration

Device Change form

Change of Address Form

List of Licensed Service Companies

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