The former Nye’s Apple Barn in St. Joseph, is pictured Sunday. The property is part of a planned development that would include a gas station, restaurants and an apartment complex.

ST. JOSEPH — A proposal for a planned unit development on the Nye’s Apple Barn property in St. Joseph Township took a small step forward Monday – but it may face a mountain to climb.

The proposed development includes a gas station, restaurants, retail space, an apartment complex and green space.

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