The functions of the Inspectorate Department are as follows:
  1. Advising and supporting the Ministry in the formulation and issuance of operational guidelines to the Local Government Councils;
  2. Conducting of periodic inspection exercises on Local Government finances, projects executed and making reports to the Ministry;
  3. Responsible for the preparation and conduct of the monthly fund allocation meeting for the 23 Local Government Areas;
  4. Provision of supervisory role on Local Government expenditure by way of issuing clearance for Local Government to incur expenditure for accountability;
  5. Monitoring, supervising, advising and guiding the Local Government Councils in the conduct of their financial and contractual activities.