City council approves relocation of Chesapeake brewery

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Chesapeake City Council approved the relocation of Big Ugly Brewing Tuesday.

Council members voted for the move 8-1.

The business is currently located in the 1200 block of Battlefield Boulevard. Palmer said the company is trying to move into a lot in the 800 block of Battlefield, near residential homes.

Neighbors opposed the move over concerns about property values being decreased by nearby nightlife and the possible smell of the brewery.

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