|(a) All applications shall be typewritten or printed legibly in ink. Illegible applications will be returned to the applicant. Applicants will be notified if additional information is needed to process an application, under §281.4 of this title (relating to Applications for Use of State Water). The applicant should confer with the staff of the executive director on any questions concerning preparation of the application, especially if the application is unusual or unique. Upon express written or verbal approval of the applicant or the applicant's agent, any employee of the commission may make nonsubstantive changes in any documents submitted by the applicant. Substantive changes in an application may be made only by the applicant or the applicant's agent who submitted the application and only in the form of a written, notarized amendment to the application signed by the proper person; provided, however, that no substantive changes may be made after an application has been filed with the chief clerk of the commission by the executive director. (b) All applicants shall submit one original and six copies of the application and supporting materials. In addition to the original notarized application form, if approved by the executive director, an applicant may submit electronic versions of required application documents.