Mail Receptacles Regulations (SOR/83-743)

Regulations are current to 2019-06-20 and last amended on 2014-11-07. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE II(Paragraph 10(a))Requirements for Mail Receiving Facilities in Buildings Other than Apartment Buildings

  • 1 Every mail box in a building other than an apartment building shall be

    • (a) a box that

      • (i) is fastened securely on or adjacent to the front door,

      • (ii) is constructed of a sturdy material with an opening sufficiently large to allow a post office representative to insert bulky mailable matter with ease therein, and

      • (iii) when equipped with a slot, has the slot measuring not less than 13.5 cm by 4 cm and located on or near the top of the box;

    • (b) a box that

      • (i) is fastened securely on or adjacent to any entrance door other than the front door or on the building wall,

      • (ii) is readily accessible to a post office representative,

      • (iii) complies with the specifications set out in subparagraphs (a)(ii) and (iii), and

      • (iv) is no farther from the street line than is the front door;

    • (c) a letter slot cut in the front door or in a panel adjacent to the front door that is

      • (i) not less than 17.5 cm by 4 cm, and

      • (ii) placed not more than 125 cm and not less than 60 cm from the finished floor line; or

    • (d) a letter slot cut in any entrance door other than the front door or in a panel adjacent to any entrance door that

      • (i) is readily accessible to a post office representative,

      • (ii) is no farther from the street line than is the front door, and

      • (iii) complies with the specifications set out in subparagraphs (c)(i) and (ii).

  • 2 In the case of a mail receiving facility described in paragraph 1(b) or (d), the number of the building on which the facility is located shall be clearly visible in relation to the facility.

  • 3 In an office complex where the mail receiving facility as described in paragraphs 1(a) to (d) is not suitable having regard to the particular characteristics of the office complex, a mail box assembly with or without a mail receiving facility, as may be authorized by the local postmaster, shall be provided.

  • 4 A mail box assembly referred to in section 3 shall be constructed and installed in accordance with the specifications set out in Schedule V.

  • SOR/86-105, s. 5(F)
  • SOR/87-567, s. 3(F)
  • SOR/2008-285, s. 7(F)
 
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