Lakes Highway District

11341 N. Ramsey Road
Hayden, Idaho 83835
 Approach Permitting

All new approaches or existing approaches with changes in use must have an approved approach permit on file. Approach permits must be signed by the legal property owner(s), and their signatures must be notarized as we record approach permits with the county assessor's office. 

Please call LHD office for an approach permit applicaiton. 

 Mailbox Guidelines

Lakes Highway District standards require mailbox posts and receptacles to be a breakaway type and constructed in accordance with the Highway District Standard SD-14 and Idaho Transportation Department Standard Drawings 634-1.  These installation guidelines are summarized as follows:

  • Mailbox supports shall be no more substantial than required to resist service loads and to reasonably minimize vandalism.
  • The maximum strength and size of supports considered acceptable are a nominally sized 4-inch x 4-inch wood post or 1.5-inch steel or aluminum pipe posts embedded no more that 24-inches into the ground.
  • Lower strength flanged steel posts may be considered.
  • Posts shall not be buried with a concrete anchor.
  • No massive metal, concrete, stone, or other hazardous supports will be allowed.
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