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Businesses who own a commercial weighing or measuring devices must register with the Division of Weights and Measures for testing. The accuracy of commercial weighing and measuring devices is regulated by this department under the California Business and Professions Code Section 12105.

For more information regarding device registration and billing visit:

County of Santa Clara Division of Weights and Measures
1553 Berger Drive, Bldg. 1, 2nd Floor
San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 918-4601

For information on type approval of a new commercial weighing or measuring device contact:

Division of Measurement Standards
6790 Florin Perkins Road, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95828
ph: (916) 229-3000
fx:  (916) 229-3016
e-mail: [email protected]

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