As the city of Reynoldsburg rewrites a zoning code that hasn't been updated since the Beatles had a hit record, officials want your input.

An open house to review the proposed changes to the code and solicit feedback from residents is planned for 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at City Hall, 7232 E. Main St.

City Council in January approved a $135,000 contract with Cincinnati-based Calfee Zoning to help rewrite a code officials said is outdated substandard.

The city last enacted a zoning code in 1969.

The updated zoning code will reflect the city's 2018 comprehensive plan, which strives to create mixed-use, walkable neighborhoods with higher densities near the East Main Street corridor and encourages the reuse of existing commercial areas in a creative way.

The plan also recommends moving new retail developments closer to the street with parking at the rear. The code changes are expected to reviewed later this year by both the planning commission and City Council. Ultimately, council must adopt the new code in order for it to take effect.

More information on the zoning code rewrite can be found at