Weights and Measures Department

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Dakota H. Euler


555 Michigan Avenue, Suite 202

LaPorte, IN 46350

Phone: (219) 873-4876

Email: [email protected]

The Weights and Measures Program seeks to ensure that consumers receive full measure when they purchase a product sold by weight, measure, or count, and that any statements on packaging which declares a weight or measure are accurate.  Accurate weights and measures are the basis for any quality control process used in industry.

All Inspection Activities Require the Use of and Compliance with:

Handbook 44 – Specifications, tolerances, and other technical requirements for weighing and measuring devices.

Handbook 130 – Requirements for the Method of Sale of Commodities

Handbook 133 – Checking the net contents of package goods.

National Type Evaluation (NTEP)

Special Police Enforcement Powers

Weights and measures inspectors are Special Police empowered to conduct an inspection at any time and without notice during the company’s normal opening hours. Weights and measures officials may condemn or confiscate any equipment on the premises that does not comply with required standards.

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