Sealer of Weights & Measures

Sealer of Weights and Measures inspetions are required by M.G.L. c. 98 and c. 295 of the Acts of 1998. The town is required to test and certify (seal) annually all commercial weighing and measuring devices. The town is also required to test and certify electronic automated checkout systems at least once every two years.

The town of Westford contracts with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Division of Standards (DOS) for weights and measures services. The Sealer of Weights and Measures enforces the Massachusetts General laws related to accuracy and integrity of scales and measuring devices used in commerce.
Historic Town of Westford Scale Courtesy of the Westford Museum

To Schedule an Inspection

Please contact Eric Heideman, Assistant Town Manager, at or by calling 978-692-5501 extension #1. 

File a Complaint

If you have a complaint or would like to report an issue to the Division of Standards you may click on the following link: DOS Complaint Form.