10 CFR 900.4 - Pre-Application mechanism.
(a) An applicant, or prospective applicant, for a Federal authorization seeking information from a permitting entity pursuant to 16 U.S.C. 824p(h)(4)(C) must request information pursuant to the terms specified in this section with a permitting entity, and notify the Director of the request to the permitting entity.
(b) Any request for information filed under this section shall specify in sufficient detail the information sought from the permitting entity and shall contain sufficient information for the permitting entity to provide the requested information pursuant to 16 U.S.C. 824p(h)(4)(C).
(c) Within 60 days of receipt of such a request for information, a permitting entity shall provide, to the extent permissible under existing law, information concerning the request to the applicant, or prospective applicant, and the Director.