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The Right Mailbox for Your Wyoming Property

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Mailboxes in Wyoming all serve the same purpose: to provide mail and package delivery to homes and businesses. However, not all mailboxes are the same, and every property that receives direct USPS delivery will need a different one. While homes can do well with the simplest types, larger properties will need a more centralized solution.

In Wyoming, there are over half a million people and over twenty thousand employers. This means a lot of mail and package delivery as well as mailboxes that will need to be kept in good order or even replaced and upgraded with new, more secure models.

We serve the Cheyenne, Gillette, and Casper areas as well as everywhere else in Wyoming. We provide mailboxes that are secure, attractive, and durable to deal with the elements. Replacement parts and pieces are available for each type of mailbox, and these range from mailbox posts to full cabinets.

Wyoming Mailboxes That Come USPS Approved

Curbside mailboxes are the type that come to mind when most think of mailboxes. They work well in rural areas that have direct USPS delivery and serve single-family homes as well as single businesses. They are typically found at roadsides and make mail delivery safe and easy for the USPS. Wall-mounted mailboxes, which are found mostly in suburbs, usually hang near front doors.

Both types of mailboxes can be attractive and customized with different colors, finishes, and even accessories. Locking models are available as well, and some mailboxes can hold larger volumes of mail than normal and even some smaller packages. Multi-family curbside mailboxes have more than one box mounted on the same one or two posts, and this works well in condo communities and for smaller commercial properties.

It is wise to check the USPS guidelines for mailbox installation before doing any work. Curbside mailboxes must stand between 41 and 45 inches high and stand 6 to 8 inches back from the road. Posts must not be made of concrete or other materials that can injure or kill drivers during a collision.

USPS-Approved Wyoming Mailboxes for Communities and Businesses

Single-family mailboxes won’t work for apartment complexes or large commercial properties that house many businesses. Centralized mail delivery is found in cities such as Cheyenne, and these mailboxes consist of sturdy metal cabinets that hold multiple, locking customer compartments. Parcel lockers for packages are sometimes included.

The new models of these mailboxes, the 4C series, are approved for USPS delivery while the older 4B models can no longer be used for new installations. 4C mailboxes have horizontal compartments and often have parcel lockers. They’re also more durable than older models. The older 4B units typically lack parcel lockers, are less secure, and have square or vertical compartments.

4C mailboxes can be wall-mounted, recessed, or stand alone on slabs of concrete. For new mailbox installations, at least one parcel locker must be present per every ten customer compartments, and as of 2021, one locker per five compartments must be present for apartment complexes.

Centralized mail delivery can be installed in outdoor kiosks, recessed into lobby walls, or even mounted into central hallways or inside community clubhouses. This makes 4C mailboxes a popular choice for property managers.

Frequently Asked Questions About Wyoming Mailboxes

How Do I Handle Growing Package Delivery in Wyoming?

Parcel lockers can be added to an existing 4C mail setup, as they are designed to mount beside mailboxes of the same type. Parcel lockers can come alone or can be purchased as two to four lockers contained in the same cabinet. Property owners can add more to a setup as package delivery increases.

Can I Customize My Mail Station in Wyoming?

 Only the 4C mailboxes can be purchased for new installations, so if you are looking to add to an existing setup, it’s a good idea to upgrade to the 4C line of mailboxes. These mailboxes have varying numbers of customer compartments, so owners can mix and match until the desired number is met.

What Are the Rules for Centralized Mailboxes in Wyoming?

Centralized mailboxes must follow the ADA, or the Americans With Disabilities Act, to allow access for all. No parcel locker can be below 15 inches from the floor or ground, and no customer compartment can be below 28 inches from the ground. It is for this reason that 4C mailboxes have all parcel lockers at the bottom.

In addition, at least one customer compartment must be at 48 inches or below and no customer compartment may be above 67 inches from ground level.