Weights and Measures Overview

Training Announcement

The Bureau of Weights and Measures is conducting Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) meter training in Madison on April 24-26, 2018. This three day training session will include the option of taking the LPG certification exam at the end of the last day. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. 

2018 LPG Meter Training Registration Form


The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection’s Weights and Measures team is responsible for regularly monitoring the accuracy of gas pumps, price scanners, scales and package weights statewide to ensure that consumers are receiving their money’s worth in Wisconsin stores.

For questions or to file a weights and measures or fuel quality complaint, call (608) 224-4942 or email datcpweightsandmeasures@wi.gov.

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Municipality Weights and Measures Programs

Some municipalities in Wisconsin maintain their own weights and measures program. Cities administering their own program employ their own inspectors; however, city inspectors enforce the same laws and standards as state inspectors. A list of municipalities with their own weights and measures program can be found here.

Grocer's Manual

An informational guide to grocery store inspections. Learn about the types of inspections Weights and Measures conducts, your responsibilities as a grocer, and what you can expect during inspections at your store. The manual can be found here.

Fact Sheets / FAQ

The Bureau of Weights and Measures has developed fact sheets, FAQs, and other publications on many topics for businesses, service companies, and consumers. Please visit our fact sheet page for the full list.


Training and Continuing Education Information

For information on training and continuing education for service company technicians and other industry personnel, please visit our Training and Continuing Education page.

Laws and Regulations