This chapter is enacted pursuant to authority conferred by article 12, section 2, Idaho constitution, and sections 31-714, 31-801 and 31-828, Idaho Code. Its purpose is to provide for, and further, the health, safety and welfare of the public by providing a procedure for abating public nuisances which can create traffic safety hazards, fire hazards, health hazards including those caused by rodent infestation and/or insects, and other problems which may have a harmful effect upon the health, safety and welfare of the public. Nothing in this chapter shall be interpreted to allow or encourage circumvention of the foreclosure statutes of the state of Idaho. (Ord. 2012-01, 11-7-2011)