Sec. 151.125 - Allowable advance planning costs.
(a) The United States' share of the
allowable costs of an advance planning proposal is stated in the advance
planning grant agreement, but is not more than 50 percent of the total
cost of the necessary and reasonable planning and engineering services.
(b) The allowable advance planning costs
consist of planning and engineering expenses necessarily incurred in
effecting the advance planning proposal. Allowable cost items include --
(1) Location surveys, such as
preliminary topographic and soil exploration;
(2) Site evaluation;
(3) Preliminary engineering, such as
stage construction outlines, cost estimates, and cost/benefit evaluation
(4) Contract drawings and
(5) Testing; and
(6) Incidental costs incurred to
accomplish the proposal, that would not have been incurred otherwise.
(c) To qualify as allowable, the advance
planning costs paid or incurred by the sponsor must be --
(1) Reasonably necessary and directly
related to the planning or engineering included in the proposal as
approved by FAA;
(2) Reasonable in amount; and
(3) Verified by sufficient evidence.