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Inspection by the Fire Authority

Inspections are carried out in accordance with nationally agreed guidelines for enforcement procedures, so that any advice given is consistent and proportionate to any risk in the premises.

As part of Hampshire's General Enforcement Policy fire safety inspectors are issued with a written warrant and instrument of appointment which will be shown on request. These give the inspector certain powers, under

A summary of which is available Download a copy of the 'Notice of Powers' PDF 111Kb .

During the inspection the inspector may wish to view the following documents:

Advice can be found in guidance documents for the respective property use on the Communities and Local Government website at The following additional information may also be requested:

The inspector may also wish to inspect all or part of the premises and to talk to members of staff.