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Registration Fees for Weighing or Measuring Devices

 

MEASURING DEVICES Device Code Amount per Device CDFA Admin Fee per Device
(Please scroll down for information regarding Administration and Location Fees for Devices)
Compressed Natural Gas Meter (natural gas used as a fuel for vehicles) CNG $25.00 $1.10
Fabric, Cordage or Wire Meter (aka – carpet length meter) FCW $20.00 $1.10
Liquefied Gas Meter (Propane)
Liquefied Gas Meter – Stationary LGM-S $175.00 $8.00
Liquefied Gas Meter – Truck LGM-T $175.00 $8.00
Odometer OD $20.00 $1.10
Retail Motor Fuel Meter
Diesel Exhaust Fluid Meter (DEF) DEF $20.00 $1.10
Retail Motor Fuel Meter (per grade, ex: one nozzle may have 3 grades RMF $20.00 $1.10
of fuel, each grade has a meter)
Retail Motor Fuel Meter - High Capacity (aka - high volume, high flow) RMFHC $20.00 $1.10
Retail Meter (other than a retail water meter or retail motor fuel meter, RM $20.00 $1.10
designed for single deliveries of less than 50 gallons (kerosene, solvent, etc.)
Retail Water Meter (Water vending machines with meters) RWM $20.00 $1.10
Taxi meter TM $20.00 $1.10
Vehicle Meter (Truck mounted motor fuel meters - any meter mounted VM $25.00 $1.10
on a mobile conveyance, except liquefied gas meters mounted on a vehicle.)
Wholesale Meter (aka – mass flow meter, stationary device designed WHM $25.00 $1.10
for single deliveries of more than 50 gallons except retail motor fuel meters.)
SUBMETER (Submeters are connected through a master meter, in which, utilities are distributed.
      Example: utilities used by tenants of a mobile home park.)
Electric Submeter (aka - watt-hour submeter) EM $2.00 $0.10
Vapor Submeter (aka - gas submeter, such as natural gas) VPM $2.00 $0.10
Water Submeter WSM $2.00 $0.10

 

WEIGHING DEVICES Device Code Amount per Device CDFA Admin Fee per Device
(Please scroll down for information regarding Administration and Location Fees for Devices)
Scales less than 100 lb capacity (< 100 LB)
Computing Scale (scale that indicates money values) CPS $20.00 $1.10
Counter Scale (aka - bench scale, postal scale, parcel scale - scale CS $20.00 $1.10
used on a counter or bench)
Hanging Scale (aka - spring scale) HS $20.00 $1.10
Prescription or Jewelers Scale PJS $20.00 $1.10
Farmers' Market Scale (Scales used by a Certified Producer at a FM $40.00 $1.10
Farmers' Market, "Outlet", Swap Meet etc. less than 100 lb capacity)
Scales with 100 lb capacity to less than 2,000 lb capacity (100 LB < 2,000 LB)
Dormant Scale Small (aka - floor scale small) DS-S $20.00 $1.10
Hopper & Tank Scale Small (load receiving element is a self-cleaning HOS-S $20.00 $1.10
hopper or tank with outlet gate)
Monorail & Meat Beam Scale Small (aka - track scale, load receiving DS-S $20.00 $1.10
element as part of a rail system)
Portable Platform Scale PP $20.00 $1.10
Scales greater than 2,000 lb capacity to 10,000 lb capacity (2,000 LB <= 10,000 LB)
Crane Scale (nominal capacity of 5,000 lbs or more) CRS $150.00 $8.00
Dormant Scale (aka - floor scale) MS-S $150.00 $8.00
Hopper & Tank Scale Medium (load receiving element is a self- DS $150.00 $8.00
cleaning hopper or tank with outlet gate)
Monorail & Meat Beam Scale Medium (aka - track scale, load HOS-M $150.00 $8.00
receiving element as part of a rail system)
Scales greater than 10,000 lb capacity (> 10,000 LB)
Crane Scale Large (nominal capacity of 5,000 lbs or more) CRS-L $250.00 $12.00
Dormant Scale Large (aka - floor scale) DS-L $250.00 $12.00
Hopper & Tank Scale Large (load receiving element is a self-cleaning HOS-L $250.00 $12.00
hopper or tank with outlet gate)
Vehicle Scale (aka - truck scale) VS $250.00 $12.00
Livestock or Animal Scale
Animal Scale Small (less than 2,000 lb capacity, adapted to the AS-S $20.00 $1.10
weighing of a single head of livestock)
Animal Scale Medium (greater than 2,000 lb capacity to 10,000 lb AS-M $100.00 $8.00
capacity, adapted to the weighing of a single head of livestock)
Livestock Scale Medium (greater than 2,000 lb capacity to 10,000 lb LS-M $100.00 $8.00
capacity)
Livestock Scale Large (greater than 10, 000 lb capacity) LS-L $150.00 $12.00

 

ADMINISTRATION AND LOCATION FEES FOR DEVICES

The annual administrative fee for every commercial weighing, measuring, and counting device registered in California to be collected by each county office of weights and measures for the recovery of the Department's cost associated with providing supervision and oversight of county sealers. 

(CDFA - California Department of Food and Agriculture)
CDFA Administrative Fee (Submeter) CAT 1 $0.10
CDFA Administrative Fee (Device Scales < 2K) CAT 2 $1.10
CDFA Administrative Fee (LGM, Scales 2K-10K) CAT 3 $8.00
CDFA Administrative Fee (Scales > 10,000LB) CAT 4 $12.00
Location Fee LOC $100.00
> Each vehicle containing one or more commercial devices.
> Each business location that uses different categories or types of
commercial devices that require the use of specialized testing
equipment and that necessitates not more than one inspection trip
by a weights and measures official.
 If you have questions about your devices or registration
 please contact Weights and Measures at (559) 675-7876.