Snorkel Collection Box
A Snorkel Collection Box is a United States Postal Service® collection box that is placed curbside and is fitted with a chute to receive mail deposited by motorists. This is also referred to as a courtesy box or motorist mail chute.
Priority Mail Express™ Collection Box
This receptacle is a specially marked white collection box for the public deposit of properly prepared and prepaid Priority Mail Express items.
A mail chute is a glass-fronted tube with a mail slot on each floor of a tall building. Letters are dropped for collection through the chute into a box on the ground floor.
Lobby Drop or Wall Drop
A Lobby Drop or Wall Drop is a slot or opening where customers deposit mail.
Standard Collection Box (Blue Box)
A Standard Collection Box is a blue painted street box with the USPS® logo used by the public to deposit mail.
Local Collection Box
A Local Collection Box is a street letterbox where local mail can be deposited for local delivery.
Cluster Box (with outgoing mail deposit compartment)
A centralized unit with eight (8) or more individually locked compartments. Mail may be deposited in a designated collection compartment at cluster boxes.
Rack collection boxes are cooperative mailing racks which may be installed in office buildings.
Residential Collection Box
A box adjacent to primarily residential addresses.
Business Area Collection Box
A box adjacent to primarily business addresses.
Arterial Collection Box
A box located on a major thoroughfare.
High Density Area Collection Box
A box located where approximately 75% of the collection points are located 1/3 of a mile apart or less.