OAR 603-027-0680
Placed in Service

A weighing or measuring device shall not be used commercially in the State of Oregon until:


It is licensed as required in ORS 618.121 (License required for commercially operated weighing or measuring instrument);




A Placed in Service Report is completed and distributed as required in OAR 603-027-0690 (Placed in Service Report); or


Express permission is given to the device owner or operator by a representative of the Measurement Standards Division,


The devices are in compliance with all applicable requirements of the 2010 Edition of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (N.I.S.T.) Handbook 44;


The devices are issued an active National Type Evaluation Program (N.T.E.P.) Certificate of Conformance (CC) on the entire weighing or measuring system unless otherwise exempted;


The devices are installed in accordance with the manufacture’s instructions;


The devices are adjusted within applicable tolerances and not Predominantly in Favor of the device owner or operator;


The devices are adjusted as closely as practicable to zero error; and


Security seals are appropriately affixed to any mechanism designed to be sealed.
[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]
Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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