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Petitioners withdraw zoning change request for Big Woods Landing
Updated on: 06.27.12

Big Woods Brewing Company has withdrawn a zoning change request for the property at 1792 Old State Road 46 West.

Big Woods owners Jeff McCabe, Edward Ryan and Tim O'Bryan had selected the 1.75 acre lot for Big Woods Landing, plans for which included a brewing facility and a tasting room.

The request to rezone the lot from residential to general business went before the Area Plan Commission Tuesday, June 26, earning a "no reccomendation" vote from the board. The decision would have passed the request to the Brown County Board of Commissioners for a final decision.

In an e-mail statement from McCabe, public input from neighbors of the property, along with the APC's "no reccommendation" stance prompted the decision.

"In light of those two facts," he wrote, "Big Woods will begin evaluating other potential sites for its expansion plans, including sites outside of Brown County."

To read more about the meeting, click here: http://browncountyindiana.com/index.php?id=12638

For a full story, see the July 4 issue of the Democrat.

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