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