.04 Necessity for Written Request.

A. The custodian may make public records available for inspection or copying, or both, to a requester without a written request.

B. Written requests are required when the custodian reasonably believes that:

(1) A written application will facilitate the Commission in responding to the request; or

(2) The Act or any other law may prohibit disclosure of the public record or parts of it.

C. The custodian may require a written request when the requester is requesting copies of a public record.