Judge Omar Rodriguez says PORC could have collected signatures for a referendum but chose to not do so.
Land use group says supervisors and developers have eroded their success with the No on Measure K initiative from the March primary election.
29 acres are now zoned commercial thoroughfare (C-1).
Judge Breen gives PORC 30 additional days to pursue land use referendum.
County and property owners will present arguments at May 19 hearing.
Members of Preserve Our Rural Communities focus on staying safe.
PORC wants the city to establish an urban growth boundary.
SBC and Hollister are also in litigation with developers over annexation fees.
Supervisors accept signatures for referendum; 1,224 more than required.
Supervisors will now have to decide whether to repeal the rezoning ordinance or place it before voters.
If enough signatures are found to be sufficient, the rezoning ordinance would be suspended. Supervisors could then decide to either repeal it or place it on the ballot.
Claimant alleges the supervisor did not disclose property holding near recently rezoned Highway 101 commercial node.