Peter Katich | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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Biographical Note:
​​​​​​Peter Katich is the Senior Planner for the City of Gig Harbor, Washington. Peter was born in April 1954. He has worked in the planning field for 37 years.

Scope and Content Note:
Peter Katich was interviewed to document the City of Gig Harbor’s experience with the establishment of a historic working waterfront shoreline district through its Shoreline Master Program. Mr. Katich discusses the community's efforts to balance traditional waterfront uses with new development demands and highlights the City’s use of a number of working waterfront preservation tools including inventories, community visioning processes, and government acquisition. Mr. Katich also shares personal stories about the history and culture of the Croatian fishing community in Gig Harbor.


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