By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — With the spotted lanternfly invading the Philadelphia region, officials are reminding some businesses they may need a permit to drive in the quarantine zone. The quarantine covers all of the counties in southeast Pennsylvania and expands as far north as the Poconos and west to Harrisburg.

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Businesses that deliver or pick up goods in any of those counties must get a permit from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.

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The goal is to prevent the invasive bugs from being carried to other parts of the state.

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Click here to learn how to get a permit.