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Before granting a certificate of public convenience and necessity, the commission shall take into consideration:
1. Need for the service.
2. Fitness and ability of applicant to provide service.
3. Effect on other public utilities providing similar service.
4. Adequacy of proposed service.
5. The technical, financial, and managerial ability of the applicant to provide service.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - North Dakota Century Code Title 49. Public Utilities § 49-03.1-04. Factors to be considered by commission in granting or denying a certificate - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nd/title-49-public-utilities/nd-cent-code-sect-49-03-1-04/
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