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Sealer of Weights and Measures
Contact TypeContact Information
Contact:
Herbert A. Wolfer
Sealer of Weights and Measures
Address:
499 Plymouth Street
Halifax, MA 02338
Phone:
508-697-6652
Fax:
781-294-7684
Hours:
On-Call
 
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Duties & Responsibilities

The Sealer of Weights and Measures is appointed by the Board of Selectmen per Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 98, Section 35 and inspects measuring devices ranging from gasoline and diesel pumps to scales at cash registers and has the powers and duties enumerated in Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 98, Section 34.

Fees


Scales and Balances
Over 10,000 pounds
100.00
5,000 to 10,000 pounds
70.00
1,000 to 5,000 pounds
50.00
100 to 1,000 pounds
25.00
10 to 100 pounds
15.00
Under 10 pounds
10.00
Individual Weights
Avoirdupois
2.00
Metric
2.00
Apothecary
2.00
Troy
2.00
Weight sets
10.00
Capacity Measures
Vehicle Tanks - Each indicator
10.00
Vehicle Tanks - Each 100 gallons or fraction thereof
5.00
Liquid - 1 gallon or less
2.00
Liquid - more than 1 gallon
3.00
Liquid Measuring Meters
Inlet 1/2 inch or less - Oil, Grease
8.00
Inlet more than 1/2 inch to 1 inch - Gasoline or diesel fuel
18.00
Inlet more than 1 inch - Vehicle tank pump
35.00
Inlet more than 1 inch - Vehicle tank gravity
35.00
Bulk storage
60.00
Company supplies prover
30.00
Pumps
Eash stop on pump
2.50
Other devices
Taxi meter
20.00
Odometer - Hubodometer
20.00
Leather measuring (semi-annual)
10.00
Fabric measuring
10.00
Wire - rope - cordage
10.00
Container redemption machines
10.00
Linear measures
Yard sticks
2.00
Metal rules
2.00
Tapes
3.00
Scanner systems (Chapter 295 of the Acts of 1998)
1 to 3 scanners
5.00
4 to 11 scanners
150.00
12 or more scanners
250.00
Additional fees
Re-inspection fee
20.00
Adjustment or repair fee
10.00

 
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