Car seat installation assistance
Fill out the below form to make an appointment with Fire Prevention Division staff who will help make sure you car's child passenger safety seat or car seat is installed correctly.
Installations are scheduled on the third Wednesdays of each month, with four time slots available between 6 and 8 p.m.
You will be contacted within two business days of receiving your request to schedule a specific time for your appointment.
Bring the following to your appointment
- Your vehicle's owner's manual
- The child passenger safety seat(s), car seat(s), carrier(s), and/or base(s) to be installed
General advice about car seats
- We recommend that you be the original owner of the safety seat, car seat or carrier (this way you know the history of the seat).
- Safety seats, car seats and carriers should be replaced if they are more than seven years old, or as soon as the manufacturer's replacement schedule says to replace them.
- The safety seat, car seat or carrier should not be used if it was in a vehicle that was involved in a crash—even if no child was in the car seat or carrier.
- Please send in the registration form for the safety seat, car seat or carrier.
- After-market items such as shoulder pads, seat protectors, car seat mirrors should not be used.
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