76-5-402. Permissible uses within flood plain but outside floodway. Permits must be granted for the following uses within that portion of the flood plain not contained within the designated floodway to the extent that they are not prohibited by any other ordinance, regulation, or statute:
(1) any use permitted in the designated floodway;
(2) structures, including but not limited to residential, commercial, and industrial structures, provided that:
(a) the structures meet the minimum standards adopted by the department;
(b) residential structures are constructed so that the lowest floor elevation, including basements, is 2 feet above the 100-year flood elevation;
(c) commercial and industrial structures are either constructed as specified in subsection (2)(b) or are adequately floodproofed up to an elevation no lower than 2 feet above the 100-year flood elevation. The floodproofing must be in accordance with the minimum standards adopted by the department.