In 1969, Point Tesoro subdivisions # 1 through #4 were improved. Subdivision #5 was completed in 1972. Blocks 1 and 20 are designated "patio lots". The five Units comprise the largest number of sites in any Padre Isles subdivision.

In total, the five subdivisions in Point Tesoro add up to 1185 lots, with 788 Waterfront and 397 Water Access lots. Unit #5 has 20 Water Access lots only. Unit #1 has 203 Waterfront and 36 Water Access lots; Unit #2 has 123 Waterfront and 30 Water Access; Unit #3, 146 Waterfront and 14 Water Access; and Unit #4, 316 Waterfront and 297 Water Access lots.

The Architectural Control Committee, based on the Point Tesoro Covenants, has established the following standards, summarized below. A complete list of the standards may be found in the section titled "ACC Building Information". Plans for any construction must be approved by the ACC prior to construction.

The minimum Livable Space in a single family residence must be at least 1,600 square feet. Garages are required on all properties and must measure at least 18' x 18'.

A two-story home cannot exceed 35 feet in height, and at least 800 square feet is required on the ground floor.

At least two-thirds of the exterior structure must consist of stucco or brick. With ACC approval, other materials may be used for the remaining one-third of the building.

Fences cannot exceed 6 feet in height from the natural ground. Walls or fences built in front of the front face of the building must be constructed of 100% masonry, or material approved by the ACC. Wire fencing is not permitted.

The Front Building Line for Patio homes is 10 feet, and for non-patio Waterfront lots is 15 feet. For Water Access Lots the building line is 20 feet. Garages opening toward the street shall be a minimum of 20 feet from the Front Property Line, providing approximately 31 feet of driveway.

The Building Line behind a Patio home is 25 feet. ANY structure installed or constructed within 15 feet of the bulkhead must be supported so that no stress is applied to the bulkhead. An engineer's certification is required.

The Side Building Line setback is a minimum of 5 feet.

The Mooring Area for decks, docks, boatlifts, piers or mooring posts is a maximum of 10 feet.