Purpose. The purpose of the integrated licensing process provided for in this part is to provide an efficient and timely licensing process that continues to ensure appropriate resource protections through better coordination of the Commission's processes with those of Federal and state agencies and Indian tribes that have authority to condition Commission licenses.
18 CFR § 5.1
This part applies to the filing and processing of an application for an:
(1) Original license;
(2) New license for an existing project subject to Sections 14 and 15 of the Federal Power Act; or
(3) Subsequent license.