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Weights and Measures

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The Weights and Measures section assures that the consumer is getting what they pay for. Weights and Measures accomplishes its mission in the following ways:
  • Consumer complaint investigations
  • Scale testing at establishments such as supermarkets, farmer's markets, bakery and candy stores, hardware outlets, pet stores, and recyclers*
  • Gas pump and oil meter testing at gas stations and fuel oil distributors*
  • Scanning tests at establishments such as food and variety stores*
  • Product check-weighing and label evaluation (products are routinely inspected for compliance with federal and state regulations*
  • Regulation of fire wood dealers*
  • Monitoring of business' trade practices and investigation of fraudulent advertising
  • Consultation and testing services to businesses, industry, and area government
Weights and Measures is also the investigator for the following City Clerk licenses:
  • Going Out of Business Sales
  • Commercial Solicitor
  • Second Hand Dealer
  • Salvage Dealer
  • Taxicab and Limousine Services
*Weights and Measures administers a Commercial Weighing and Measuring License for these categories.

For information on the Farmers Market click here

Firewood Information

Firewood Application
Firewood Ordinance
Firewood Brochure

Other Weights and Measures Links
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)


Contact: Eric Maggio - City Sealer
Phone: 920-832-6429
Fax: 920-832-5853
Mailing Address: Appleton Health Department 
100 N. Appleton St. 
Appleton, WI 54911
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Hours: Monday-Friday

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