Laws & Regulation

The following state and federal laws pertain to Vermont's Weights and Measures Program:

Vermont Statute: Title 9 Chapter 73 Weights and Measures

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Handbook 44: Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing and Measuring Devices

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Handbook 130: Uniform Laws and Regulations in the Areas of Legal Metrology and Engine Fuel Quality

Questions regarding the Consumer Protection Section's Weights and Measures Program should be directed to the State Metrologist at the Vermont Agency of Agriculture.

Contact Information

Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

116 State Street
Montpelier, Vt 05620-2901
802.828.2430

Program Contacts

  • Media Inquiries                      802.622.4662
  • Licensing & Registration        802.828.2436
  • Business Development          802.828.1619
  • Feed, Seed, Fertilizer & Lime  802.828.2431
  • Working Lands                    802.622.4477
  • Public Health & Resource Management                802.828.2431
  • Laboratory               802.522.3502
  • Food Safety & Consumer Protection                        802.828.2426
    • Animal Health                        802.828.2421
    • Dairy                              802.828.2433
    • Consumer Protection / Weights & Measures        802.828.2433
    • Meat Inspection                    802.828.2426
  • Water Quality                               802.828.2431
    • Farmer Assistance                    802.622.4098
    • Enforcement                                802.828.3475
    • Reports                                      802.272.0323
    • BMP's                                      802.828.3474
  • Act 250                          802.828.2431 
  • Pesticide                        802.828.2431