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Mailboxes For Missouri Homes and Commercial Properties
Missouri, which is home to nearly 6 million, is like every other state in that package delivery has increased in recent years, and the need for secure mail delivery is as strong as ever. With a growing population, Missouri’s homes and businesses will need new mailboxes as developments continue and new businesses open.
This is true not only for mail, but for packages, which are in the most need of safe and secure delivery to prevent theft and damage.
It can seem daunting when it comes to handling mail and package delivery, but there is a solution for every USPS delivery need. We serve the Kansas City, St. Louis, and Springfield areas, as well as every town and region in between. We provide new mailboxes for every need as well as parts such as locks, doors, posts, and flags should any damage occur.
USPS-Approved Missouri Mailboxes for Homes and Small Business
Every home and small business needs mail delivery. Often, curbside and wall-mounted mailboxes work well in these situations. They are the most common mailbox types.
Wall-mounted mailboxes are the easiest to install and simply mount on a home or building beside a front door. They can be customized with a variety of colors, finishes, and may even come with locks and extra space if security and extra mail delivery is needed.
Curbside mailboxes work well when it comes to enhancing curb appeal and a home’s value, and they work well for small commercial properties and multi-family communities as well. They can come as single or multiple units and come in a variety of finishes as well.
USPS-Approved Missouri Commercial Mailboxes
Commercial mailboxes aren’t only for businesses, but for larger communities such as apartments and some retirement villages. These mailboxes consist of a single cabinet that contains multiple customer compartments and often parcel lockers.
The new 4C line of centralized mailboxes are approved by the USPS for mail delivery and package delivery. Older 4B units with square or vertical compartments still exist, but these are being phased out currently and are no longer approved for new installations or major renovations.
The 4C mailboxes can be mounted side by side regardless of whether they are the type that mount to concrete slabs, recess into walls, or simply mount to a vertical surface. Each customer compartment locks, and at least one parcel locker is required for every ten normal compartments. For apartments, this requirement is one in five as of 2021. 4C mailboxes are best installed in central locations for easy access and cannot have obstructions or hazards near them. They work well in lobbies, kiosks, and clubhouses, as well as outdoors.
Frequently Asked Questions About Missouri Mailboxes
What Are the Regulations for Installing Mailboxes in Missouri?
Mailboxes must follow the same rules as they do in the rest of the country. Curbside mailboxes must stand 6 to 8 inches back from the curb and be between 41 and 45 inches high for easy access. However, some areas such as Jefferson County may have additional rules, so it is good to check with your local authorities.
Commercial mailboxes must follow the ADA and allow enough space for wheelchair users to access their units. All parcel lockers cannot be lower than 15 inches from the floor, and all customer compartments must be between 28 and 67 inches high.
Can I Create a Custom Mail Station in Missouri?
If using the new 4C mailboxes, the answer is yes. 4B mailboxes cannot be purchased for new installations when USPS delivery is needed. However, they can be purchased for private delivery.
4C mailboxes come with a varying number of customer compartments, allowing property managers to mix and match until all customer needs are met. They are also versatile, installing indoors and outdoors. Any mail station must be installed in an easy to reach location and be free of hazards such as ice, vehicles, and trash.
The property owner or manager is responsible for maintaining such mailboxes and keeping the area around them clear.
How Can I Handle Increasing Package Delivery in Missouri?
The 4C mailboxes often contain parcel lockers, but parcel lockers can also be purchased alone to mount beside an existing setup. Package delivery is increasing via the USPS each year, and parcel lockers also come in a variety of sizes to accommodate small to large packages. All but the largest of packages can be delivered via parcel lockers.