62-103. Parties.

(a) The following persons shall be parties to a certification proceeding under this Article:

(1) The applicant;

(2) The Public Staff.

(b) The following persons may intervene in a certification proceeding under this Article if a petition to intervene is filed with the Commission within 100 days of the filing of the application and the petition is subsequently granted:

(1) Any State department, municipality, or county entitled to notice under G.S. 62-102(b);

(2) Any person whose land will be crossed by the proposed line;

(3) Any other person who can show a substantial interest in the certification proceeding. (1991, c. 189, s. 1.)