.06 Necessity for Written Request.

A. Inspection.

(1) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, the custodian shall make public records of the Office available for inspection by an applicant without demanding a written request.

(2) The custodian shall require a written request if the custodian reasonably believes that:

(a) The Act or any other law may prohibit the disclosure of the public record to the applicant; or

(b) A written request will materially assist the Office in responding.

B. Copies. If the applicant requests a copy of any public record of the Office, the custodian may require a written request.