A 4 x 4 wooden support or a 2-diameter standard steel or aluminum pipe. Before installing a new mailbox, you should be aware of the requirements and recommendations that are set forth by the United States Postal Service. The regulations for US Postal Service mail box is specified in the Domestic Mail Manual created by the US Postal Service. Postal Service does not govern wall mount boxes, however, you should notify your local mail carrier before installation to ensure proper placement of the mailbox and check for any local codes or regulations governing placement of the box. Gibraltar E1100B00 Standard Size Galvanized Steel Rural Mailbox, Black.
Placement of a rural mailbox must be in accordance with the regulations established by the U. Exceptions to the 41-to-45 inch requirement include conditions of the road or curb that would make it impossible for correct placement. Every day each of our Posties delivers to around 1,000 mailboxes, some positioned in difficult places with hard to reach slots. If you are a Rural Delivery Service customer, we have different mailbox requirements. The standard terms and conditions of the products and services offered by New Zealand Post Limited, including information on the extent of our liability, are set out in the Public Contract and the Postal Users’ Guide. General USPS Requirements for Curbside Residential Mailboxes. I have a large standard size mail box and live in a very rural area. My mail box keeps getting beat by vandals can I build an indestructible mailbox to solve the problem?.
USPS Approved Mailbox Sizes & Installation Guidelines. Rural Carriers drive down some streets on only one side of the street so, in those cases boxes may need to be installed across the street from your home. (check your plat map for proper placement in this situation or contact the Post Office Manager if you are unsure). If your mailbox is damaged directly by a township plow, the township will replace what was damaged. Mailboxes are replaced with a standard rural steel mailbox unit and posts will be replaced with a 4×4 wooden post.
What Is The Required Height Of A Rural Mailbox?
Diagram showing proper height of mailbox. Your participation and cooperation will be greatly appreciated by your rural carrier, postal service, and Gray’s Public Works Department. I seem to recall my mailbox having instructions on what the proper setback was from the curb for mounting it. Walker – I’m assuming the OP lives in a more rural area, were the mail carriers do not walk around to deliver mail. So the height can be a problem issue, for one or the other. TxDOT personnel will install the correct type of support, in an appropriate location. If you live along a state-maintained roadway, TxDOT will install your mailbox.