Northfield residents are reminded to check their mailboxes to ensure that they meet the following criteria in order to reduce the possibility of damage due to snow plowing operations.
- Front of mailbox should be flush with the back of the curb and 41 inches to 45 inches from the top of the curb to the bottom of the mailbox. See figure a.
- Newspaper boxes and other containers should be set back a minimum of 6 inches from the back of the curb.
- The post should be set back a minimum of 12 inches from the back of the curb. The bury depth of the post should be 24 inches, see figure b.