GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Community members who were hopeful for the return of FunTime USA are facing yet another delay.
In a Wednesday night email from FunTime developer Rafe O'Neal, Georgia Place residents who oppose the Beach Blvd. redevelopment have reportedly filed an appeal against the Gulfport Planning Commission.
The commission gave the go-ahead for developers with a 7-2 vote in May, following a delay caused by a zoning challenge. Following the meeting, none of the residents who opposed the development would comment.
According to O'Neal, the June appeal will halt the amusement park's 2016 opening.
O'Neal released as statement saying in part,