Posting to the ministry's Public Notice Board and a mail notification are the minimum requirements. A company may also conduct any additional notification processes, town hall sessions, advertisements in local media, etc. as required.
In rare instances, during the review process of an application, the ministry may send an application to Public Notice. The applicant is notified if additional notice is being conducted by the Ministry. The ministry may also propose to make changes to pools, spacing areas etc. A Public Notice of these changes is issued in accordance with Directive PNG009.