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(A) Mailboxes along county roads may be placed and located as follows:
(1) On paved roads with paved shoulders, the face of the mailbox should be at least four feet from the paved edge of the road;
(2) On paved roads with shoulders equal to or greater than three feet, the face of the mailbox should be at least one foot from the paved edge of the shoulder of the road.
(3) On paved roads with a raised curb, the face of the mailbox should be at least six inches from the back of the curb;
(4) On gravel and dirt roads, the face of the mailbox should be at least four feet from the traveled roadway;
(5) On roads with guardrails, the face of the mailbox should be at least six inches behind the guardrail.
(6) On roads with inadequate shoulder and slopes greater than 13 degrees, the Highway Department shall assist the landowner to define and locate an acceptable location for such mailbox.
(7) Mailboxes shall be located at least a minimum of 90 feet from the centerline of any intersecting roads.
(B) The county will not be responsible for the replacement or repair of any mailboxes that are damaged as a result of any road repairs or snow removal activities that are placed in accordance with this section.
(C) The individual landowners will be responsible to maintain mailbox approaches and the same shall not be the responsibility of the Highway Department.
(D) All new mailbox locations will be inspected and approved by the Highway Department as directed by the Highway Superintendent.
(E) Any individual who obtains a building permit for new construction shall obtain as part of a driveway permit, a mailbox permit from the Building Commissioner.
(F) Any individual who fails to place a mailbox according to these provisions shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $100.
(`88 Code, § 8-400) (Ord. 2001-03, passed 2-13-01; Am. Ord. 2003-12, passed 7-15-03)