.04 Consideration and Disposition.

The unit with which the petition has been filed shall consider the petition and may issue the declaratory ruling requested. The considering authority may require argument on the petition. Any declaratory ruling which may issue binds the unit and the petitioner on the facts set forth in the petition. Any declaratory ruling issued by a promulgating authority shall be in writing and shall state the reasons for the decision. A copy of the declaratory ruling shall be mailed to the petitioner.