Transition to New Mailboxes
Transition to new mailboxes on residential properties were completed soon after the December 31, 2013 deadline.
Purchasing/Ordering New Units
- Contractors for Repair or Replacement: There are now two ARB-approved contractors listed alphabetically by business name: MailboxesbyAkins, Vern Akins, 536-6804; and Major Creations by Minor, Jim Minor, 804-337-6414.
- Homeowner build-it-yourself option: A spec sheet is available online. Post paint color: Benjamin Moore Essex Green low lustre exterior
- Homeowner do-it-yourself installation: US Postal Regulations are available for those wishing to install a new unit themselves.
Replacement mailboxes: Black, glossy, jumbo (can be purchased at any big box hardware store.)
Cluster Mailbox Units
One contractor, Major Creations by Minor, installed the mailbox cluster units. Prices of units and installation vary depending on the number of mailboxes per unit and the mailbox environment. For maintenance, repair or replacement, please contact the vendor at 804-337-6414.
Neighborhoods of Gleneagles, Muirfield Green, Spinnaker Cove, and Woodbridge Crossing and Harbour Pointe Townhomes: Units will remain with existing design and color. At such time as the sub-associations would like to change their units, they will submit plans to the ARB for approval.
Nameplates were not approved as part of the design structure, and are not allowed.
At this time, commercial design standards are silent on mailbox choices.