After receipt of the application, the Department shall do the following:
Notify the applicant in writing whether it is complete; and
Send a copy of the application to the Municipal Corporations, in such a way that the date of sending is recorded, unless officials of the Municipal Corporation have already formally expressed support for the proposed Facility’s use of this program comparable to subsection (3)(b) of this rule.(3)(a) The Department shall complete the determination described in subsection (1)(b) of this rule, after receiving any additional information requested from the applicant; but
The determination shall not be final sooner than 60 days from the date, on which the Department sent the copy of the application to the Municipal Corporations, unless they all have provided sufficient response, such as a written confirmation of “no objection” from local officials based on communication with governing body members.
After fulfillment of section (3) of this rule, the Department shall notify the applicant in writing of its decision, which shall include but is not limited to the following, in the event that the Department:
The Department may issue an amended preliminary certification as appropriate, pursuant to revised information about the proposed Facility as formally received from the business firm before the end of the tax year, for which the first filing may be made according to OAR 123-635-0350 (Issues of Initial and Subsequent Annual Certifications)(2). In determining whether to issue the amended preliminary certification, the Department shall consider: