Initial Preliminary Permit Application Law and Legal Definition

According to 18 CFR 4.30 [Title 18 -- Conservation of Power and Water Resources; Chapter I -- Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy; Subchapter B -- Regulations Under the Federal Power Act; Part 4 -- Licenses, Permits, Exemptions, and Determination of Project Costs], initial preliminary permit application means “any acceptable application for a preliminary permit for a proposed water power project that would develop, conserve, and utilize, in whole or in part, water resources for which no other acceptable preliminary permit application has been submitted for filing and is pending before the Commission.”