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Scales, Moisture Meters, Textile Meters & Cordage Meter Licensing


The owner must obtain a license to operate a commercially used scale, moisture meter, mass flow meter, textile meter and cordage meter. Take one of the following steps:




You now have two options when licensing. Remember,

Licenses run from July 1st to June 30th of each year.

Fees are based on the quantity of scales or device types to be licensed.


1. Apply online by credit card


2. License by mail with check or money order

  • Completely fill out an application for licensing.
  • Send the completed form and fees to our mailing address:

Attention: Cashier
Colorado Department of Agriculture
700 Kipling Street, Suite 4000
Lakewood, CO 80215-8000


Authority for device licensing and inspection is given in the Colorado Measurement Standards Act Sections 35-14-107, 35-14-124, 35-14-127, and 35-14 -129.