Mail Receptacles Regulations (SOR/83-743)

Regulations are current to 2014-09-15 and last amended on 2011-01-17. Previous Versions

PART IGENERAL

 The Corporation may install, erect or relocate or cause to be installed, erected or relocated in any public place, including a public roadway, any receptacle or device to be used for the collection, delivery or storage of mail.

 No person shall relocate or remove any receptacle or device referred to in section 3 without prior authorization by the Corporation.

PART IIPRIVATE URBAN MAIL DISPATCHING FACILITIES

 The Corporation may authorize the collection of mailable matter in a commercial building where

  • (a) the building has a daily volume of mailable matter to be collected that is sufficient to justify the regular collection of mailable matter; and

  • (b) the mail dispatching facility and the letter chute, if any, are constructed and installed at no expense to the Corporation and in accordance with the specifications for such facility and chute set out in Schedule I.

  • SOR/2008-285, s. 6(F).

 The owner of a commercial building may apply to the Corporation to authorize the collection of mailable matter at his building by submitting to the local postmaster an application for that service, in writing, together with particulars of the mail dispatching facility and the letter chute, if any, including

  • (a) a copy of the building plans showing complete details of the proposed letter chute, if any, and indicating accessibility and distances to the mail dispatching facility for the purpose of the collection of mailable matter;

  • (b) a description of the building and its use or intended use, the number of floors, the number of tenants, the nature of the businesses of the tenants and any other relevant information requested by the Corporation to enable it to determine the volume of mailable matter likely to be deposited at the facility;

  • (c) a map of the area showing the parking space allotted to any mail collection or delivery vehicles and the distance between the nearest dispatching facility and that parking space; and

  • (d) the proposed effective date of occupancy of the building, if applicable.

  • SOR/2008-285, s. 6(F).

 The Corporation may alter, suspend or terminate a collection service authorized pursuant to section 5 where

  • (a) the building ceases to be a commercial building;

  • (b) the collection service can no longer be provided on an economical basis; or

  • (c) the owner of the building has failed to comply with these Regulations.

 Where a collection service is provided in respect of a mail dispatching facility, the owner of the building in which the facility is located shall cause the notice referred to in paragraph 1(i) of Schedule I to be placed in each notice frame of the mail dispatching facility and letter chute, if any.

 Where a collection service in respect of a mail dispatching facility is suspended or terminated pursuant to section 7, the owner of the building in which the facility is located shall forthwith cause a notice to be placed in each notice frame of the mail dispatching facility and letter chute, if any, stating that the service has been suspended or terminated.