Peter Koht

Peter Koht is a civics nerd. An experienced economic development professional, most recently Peter worked for the City of Santa Cruz. Peter worked on a number of issues at the City, from leading a regional broadband policy group to opening up City data to spearheading policy initiatives that lowered administrative barriers to job creation. Previous to his public sector role, he worked in technology and media. When not working, Peter runs trails and surfs.

by Peter Koht

A blueprint for a community’s future, the zoning code is incredibly powerful. It will affect where people live, where they work, and how they get in between those two places. When zoning codes are revised, cities have to make huge decisions. Internal borders get redrawn, issues of setback and walkability are discussed. There is a […] more »