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An official authorised by the local authority may enter any house in the area at any reasonable time in order to :
- Make a valuation or survey, where a compulsory purchase order is being considered or has been issued.
- Examine the premises and make a survey where a notice requiring repairs, a demolition order, a closing order or a clearance order has been issued.
- Measure the rooms, etc., to determine whether there is or has been overcrowding.
- Ascertain whether there is or has been a contravention of the Housing Act regulations.