Chicago-based Logistics Property Company has withdrawn its plan to build warehouses on 200 acres of farmland in southeast Greenwood. The Daily Journal reports Greenwood Mayor Mark Myers requested the company back out after the community spoke out against the plans.
Residents of the city circulated a petition that had accumulated nearly 900 signatures by Saturday afternoon.
Planning commissioners and residents cited the city’s 20-year comprehensive plan, saying they consulted it before moving to Greenwood and purchasing homes in the area, according to the Daily Journal. The plan calls for this particular area to be rezoned for residential use.
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