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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:


The licensing period runs from January 1st to December 31st of each year.

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

License by mail with check or money order:

Colorado Department of Agriculture
3125 Wyandot St.
Denver, CO 80211-8324

Please call (303) 477-4220 if you have any questions.

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.