Weights & Measures

About Us

All weighing and measuring devices used for buying, selling or exchange of any commodity must be tested and approved as accurate by the local inspector before being placed into service. These devices must then be inspected annually to ensure they remain accurate and are in compliance with the Massachusetts General laws.


  • Small, Medium and Heavy Capacity Scales
  • Gasoline Meters
  • Vehicle Tank Meters (Oil Trucks)
  • Balances and Weights
  • Fabric Measuring Devices
  • Linear Devices
  • Bulk Storage Meters
  • Bottle Return Machines
  • Pricing Scanners (Biennial Cycle)

Random inspections are periodically conducted on devices, packaged goods, pricing, heating oil deliveries and motor fuel octane. Consumer complaints are taken seriously and are investigated.

Ensuring “Equity in the marketplace” by protecting the consumer and merchant for the common good.

If you have any questions regarding the information above or wish to register a consumer complaint simply use the options listed or contact the Mayor's office.

Contact Us

Joseph A. Quinn
Inspector of Weights & Measures

Leominster Weights & Measures Department
25 West Street
Leominster, MA 01453
(978) 534-7547

By Appointment Only